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  1. LATIN AMERICA: Media-Latin America: Women Deserve Better Press

    "The press will change when they cease to report exclusively from a masculine point of view," Peru's deputy

    Monday, November 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 520
  2. 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
  3. PERU: Cuzco Women Stand Up to Violence

    For tourists and other visitors, Cuzco has a special fascination as the ancient capital of the Inca empire.

    Wednesday, November 4, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 526
  4. BOLIVIA: Politics, a Risky Business for Women

    Taking an active part in politics in Bolivia can be a hazardous undertaking.

    Tuesday, October 27, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 528
  5. COLOMBIA: Sexual Violence as Weapon of War

    Sexual violence is used as a weapon of war in Colombia by all parties in the country's longstanding armed conflict, a

    Wednesday, October 21, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 529
  6. COLOMBIA: More Than 40 Years on, The Conflict Continues

    The population of Colombia is still feeling the impact of a conflict that began in the 1960s.

    Friday, October 16, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 882
  7. COLOMBIA: Colombian Female Heads of Households Endure Hardships

    In Colombia, women who are heads of households are more likely to be vulnerable due to the increased level of discrim

    Wednesday, August 26, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 940
  8. PARAGUAY: NGO Offers Girls a Way Out of Sexual Exploitation

    Claudia was 13 years old when she came to the capital of Paraguay from her small rural town.

    Monday, August 17, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 944
  9. BRAZIL: Feminism and M-16s: Transforming Macho Policing in Rio

    A police helicopter rattles through the skies over Rio, black-clad snipers poised at either side.

    Tuesday, July 28, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 951
  10. BRAZIL: Women 'Peace Workers' in the Favelas

    It's another day marked by gunfire in the Morro da Providencia "favela", one of the most dangerous slums in

    Saturday, July 4, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 956
  11. PERU: Teen Rape Victim Files Case Against Peru in U.N. Committee

    Today, a 16-year-old Peruvian rape survivor who suffered devastating consequences after being denied an abortion file

    Thursday, June 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 959
  12. CHILE: Abortion Hotline Launched in Chile

    A hotline that will give Chilean women information they need to self-terminate a pregnancy was launched yesterday by

    Friday, May 29, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 968
  13. ECUADOR: Brothels in Ecuador Skirt Law Banning Minors

    Brothels in the petroleum port province of Esmeraldas provide an employment magnet for underage women.

    Wednesday, May 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 972
  14. VENEZUELA: Venezuela Expands Outlets for Denunciations of Violence Against Women

    Since the Law on the Right of Women to a Life Free of Violence was passed in 2007, the number of denunciations of vio

    Thursday, April 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 974
  15. COLOMBIA: Indigenous Women in Colombia Caught up in Conflict

    In Colombia, indigenous groups continue to be targets in the 45-year conflict.

    Tuesday, April 14, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 980
  16. 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
  17. COLOMBIA: Ban Saves Lives in Medellín; New Law on Guns and Domestic Violence

    A significant new law specifically linking violence against women with firearms possession was passed by the Colombia

    Friday, January 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 988