“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.”
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
In Ushuia (Argentina), the southernmost city in the world, more than 90 women community leaders, government officials
Participatory Evaluation Reports of Aid Flows from a Gender Perspective in Cambodia, Gu
The movie "Living in fear: The impact of small arms on girl" explains how armed conflict, displacement and
ArtCorps announces a new partnership with Oxfam America and their Gender-based Violence Prevention Campaign ”En
Hilaria Supa has broken down many barriers in her life.
Closing Date: Monday, 25 October 2010
Dilma Rousseff has just been elected President of Brazil, making her the country's first female president.
Argentina's military expenditures are 8% of its GDP.
When George W. Bush left the White House, the rest of the world breathed a sigh of relief.
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
The city of friendship, Chiclayo, Peru, was the place chosen for the South America Region's first National Women's Co
On the eve of President Obama's first trip to South America, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sang praises t
Statement on Women and Human Rights Organizations in Colombia:
“The Colombian armed conflict has been going on for over 50 years and has developed alongside the situation of
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
Women living with and affected by HIV in Latin America met recently in Panama to identify tools and methodologies to
July 22, 2011
The following text is from Nobel Women's Initiative
The Irish Congress of Trade Unions has written to the Colombian embassy requesting that the Colombian government prov
Bogotá, 3 September 2012
Yesterday, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos delivered his address to the General Assembly.
Last week, I came to Bogotá to participate in the Peace Summit of Mayors and Governors.
Colombia is considered the most violent country in South America.
Yaneth Llerena, 40, leads a team of 50 community workers at an emergency women's centre in the poor district of Villa
Colombian actress and social rights activist Patricia Ariza came to campus to speak to a full house of USF students a
"Two of every three women murdered died for the simple reason: they were women.
Statement by Lakshmi Puri, Acting Head of UN Women and Assistant Secretary-General
Brigitte Carreño was only 12 when a warlord whose anti-guerrilla fighters had occupied this hamlet decide
Since the announcement of peace talks in Colombia between the Colombian Government and the FARC-EP in 2012, slow deve
On the first day that Jineth Bedoya Lima arrived for work at the offices of Colombia National Radio in Bogotá,
19 June 2014
Colombia: new law aims to address impunity for conflict-related crimes of sexual violence
May 25th, 2016
OAS Member States,