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  1. Report of the Twelfth Session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Friday, October 18, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 016
  2. LATIN AMERICA: Violence Against Women in Latin America Everyday Aggression

    Laws to punish domestic violence are too often honoured in the breach

    Saturday, September 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 225
  3. LATIN AMERICA: Best and Worst Countries in Latin America for Women

    The best places for women to live in Latin America and the Caribbean are Barbados and Cuba, according to a May report

    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 207
  4. COLOMBIA: Colombians Doubt a Law Can Get Them Home Again

    Women constitute about 55 percent of Colombia's 3 to 5 million internally displaced population, and a new land restit

    Monday, June 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 194
  5. LATIN AMERICA: Latin America Opens Up to Equality

    Quietly and against the odds, women are stepping up the political ladder in Latin America, moving ahead of the United

    Tuesday, May 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 034
  6. AMERICAS: 'War On Drugs' Leaves Latin american Women Lives in Ruin

    “Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in

    Sunday, April 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 042
  7. PERU: Justice delayed for Peru sterilization victims

    It was 1996 when Micaela Flores and 15 other women from Peru's highlands accepted an ambulance ride to a Cuzco clinic

    Tuesday, February 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 824
  8. COLOMBIA: 'We Didn't Have Our Sons or Daughters For War

    North Cauca, Colombia, June 24, 2011: The first meeting of indigenous women in resistance for the survival and autono

    Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 029
  9. Indigenous Women's Access to Justice in Latin America

    This paper gives an overview of the challenges which indigenous women in Latin America face in accessing both formal

    Sunday, December 5, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 083
  10. LATIN AMERICA: Latin American Economic Summit Promotes Abortion, Condemns "Lesbophobia"

    A recent gathering of Latin America's top economic commission issued a document praising secularism, condemning &quot

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 684
  11. LATIN AMERICA: In Latin America, a Harbinger of Women's Rights

    With a historic vote this month allowing gay couples to marry and adopt children, Argentina joined a vanguard of nati

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 658
  12. LATIN AMERICA: Latin American, Caribbean Women's Congress Approves Brasilia Consensus

    The 11th Regional Conference on Latin American and Caribbean Women closes Friday with the approval of the "Brasi

    Sunday, July 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 598
  13. LATIN AMERICA: Women Still Playing Catch Up

    Women in Latin America have come a long way but aren't there yet.

    Friday, July 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 624
  14. LATIN AMERICA: Making Latin America's Cities Women-Friendly

    "Violence against women is not only domestic, it also happens in the streets.

    Tuesday, May 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 216
  15. LATIN AMERICA: Equality for Women - "The Core of the Problem is Care"

    "Women help to reduce poverty and raise family incomes, but they pay too high a price for it, because in every c

    Monday, April 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 922
  16. LATIN AMERICA: Still a Long Way to Go for Black Women

    At the age of 17, Meybelin Bernárdez is clear about the future: "When I finish my studies, I'll return to

    Friday, March 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 878
  17. LATIN AMERICA: Women's Rights Laws - Where's the Enforcement?

    Advanced new legislation and constitutional reforms on women's rights are paving the way for equal opportunities for

    Friday, March 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 879
  18. Women in the Armed and Police Forces: Resolution 1325 and Peace Operations in Latin America

    Latin-American countries are important contributors within the peace operations scenario.

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 144
  19. LATIN AMERICA: Gender-based Violence Represents Threat to Human Security

    Latin America and the Caribbean is a dangerous place for women.

    Monday, November 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 522
  20. LATIN AMERICA/CARIBBEAN: Abortion in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Latin America is home to some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the world and women's organizations have fough

    Tuesday, February 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 986
  21. Project: Access to Justice for Women in Situations of Violence: A comparative Study of Women's Police Station in Latin America

    Project: Access to Justice for Women in Situations of Violence: A comparative Study of Women's Police Station in Lati

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 266
  22. If Not Now, When? Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Refugee, Internally Displaced and Post-Conflict Settings: A Global Overview

    Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.

    Monday, April 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 210
  23. Inter_american Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence Against Women

    PREAMBLE


    THE STATES PARTIES TO THIS CONVENTION,

    Thursday, June 9, 1994
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 045
  24. TRAINING: Regional Course in Economy and Gender for Latin America

    The International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (UN-INSTRAW) in collaboration with the

    Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 20:00 to Monday, August 2, 2010 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 733
  25. CONFERENCE: The Third International Conference on Women, Gender and Law

    The Third International Conference on Women, Gender and Law will begin in Havana on June 30 with the participation of

    Tuesday, June 29, 2010 - 20:00 to Thursday, July 1, 2010 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 783
  26. UNIFEM Commemorates November 25th and the 16 Days of Activism Campaign

    In Ecuador, UNIFEM is partnering with national women's institutions, CONAMU, the municipality of Quito and Amnesty In

    Wednesday, November 24, 2004 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 112
  27. International Gathering of Women Against War

    The International Gathering of Women Against War took place in Bogota 10-12 August 2004.

    Saturday, July 31, 2004 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 114
  28. The Madre Medical Project

    Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, as in much of the world, women and children's access to medical care is s

    Wednesday, December 31, 2003 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 117
  29. Centre for Women's Studies - Honduras (CEM-H) and the Local Networks of Feminist Expression: Declaration: State of Women's Rights in Honduras Since the Coup D'Etat

    "This Declaration marks the 25th of January, Honduran Women's Day, which commemorates the winning of women's rig

    Sunday, January 24, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 287
  30. EVENT: Havana-International Symposium: Women and Emancipation of Latin America and the Caribbean

    Sponsored by the Women's Studies Program at Casa de las Américas, the International Symposium on “Women

    Monday, February 7, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 977
  31. MUSEUM EXHIBIT: Economica, Women and Empowerment

    The International Museum of Women will celebrate its project on Economica, Focusing on Latin America, tonight at the

    Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 004
  32. ANALYSIS: Do Women Gain from EU-Latin America Cooperation?

    Hundred years have passed since the initiative to highlight the achievements of women in the world was launched.

    Saturday, April 9, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 152
  33. MEETING: UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet Visits Panama

    During her visit to Panama 16-17 April, UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet will participate in the meeting

    Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 156
  34. Delegation to Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala

    The following text is from Nobel Women's Initiative

    Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 349
  35. Open Letter on the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR)

    May 25th, 2016

     

    OAS Member States,

    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 00:00
    Initiatives94 324