“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Laws to punish domestic violence are too often honoured in the breach
The best places for women to live in Latin America and the Caribbean are Barbados and Cuba, according to a May report
Women constitute about 55 percent of Colombia's 3 to 5 million internally displaced population, and a new land restit
Quietly and against the odds, women are stepping up the political ladder in Latin America, moving ahead of the United
“Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in
It was 1996 when Micaela Flores and 15 other women from Peru's highlands accepted an ambulance ride to a Cuzco clinic
North Cauca, Colombia, June 24, 2011: The first meeting of indigenous women in resistance for the survival and autono
This paper gives an overview of the challenges which indigenous women in Latin America face in accessing both formal
A recent gathering of Latin America's top economic commission issued a document praising secularism, condemning "
With a historic vote this month allowing gay couples to marry and adopt children, Argentina joined a vanguard of nati
The 11th Regional Conference on Latin American and Caribbean Women closes Friday with the approval of the "Brasi
Women in Latin America have come a long way but aren't there yet.
"Violence against women is not only domestic, it also happens in the streets.
"Women help to reduce poverty and raise family incomes, but they pay too high a price for it, because in every c
At the age of 17, Meybelin Bernárdez is clear about the future: "When I finish my studies, I'll return to
Advanced new legislation and constitutional reforms on women's rights are paving the way for equal opportunities for
Latin-American countries are important contributors within the peace operations scenario.
Latin America and the Caribbean is a dangerous place for women.
Latin America is home to some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the world and women's organizations have fough
Project: Access to Justice for Women in Situations of Violence: A comparative Study of Women's Police Station in Lati
Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.
THE STATES PARTIES TO THIS CONVENTION,
The International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (UN-INSTRAW) in collaboration with the
The Third International Conference on Women, Gender and Law will begin in Havana on June 30 with the participation of
In Ecuador, UNIFEM is partnering with national women's institutions, CONAMU, the municipality of Quito and Amnesty In
The International Gathering of Women Against War took place in Bogota 10-12 August 2004.
Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, as in much of the world, women and children's access to medical care is s
"This Declaration marks the 25th of January, Honduran Women's Day, which commemorates the winning of women's rig
Sponsored by the Women's Studies Program at Casa de las Américas, the International Symposium on “Women
The International Museum of Women will celebrate its project on Economica, Focusing on Latin America, tonight at the
Hundred years have passed since the initiative to highlight the achievements of women in the world was launched.
During her visit to Panama 16-17 April, UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet will participate in the meeting
The following text is from Nobel Women's Initiative
May 25th, 2016
OAS Member States,