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  1. PERU: Peru Poll Says 2 Women Front-Runners in Race for Lima Mayor - Post Won Only by Men Since 1535

    A poll in Peru says two women are the front-runners in the Oct.

    Monday, September 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 154
  2. BRAZIL: Women Make Their Mark on South American Politics

    If Brazilian voters elect a woman president next month, what might have appeared to be isolated developments in Chile

    Thursday, September 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 155
  3. COLOMBIA: Indigenous Colombians Face Possibility Of Extinction, U.N. Report Says

    Thirty-four indigenous groups face extinction due to internal armed conflict from the ongoing violence in Colombia, a

    Friday, September 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 105
  4. COLOMBIA: Spanish Delegation to Study Sexual Abuse in Colombia

    A Spanish delegation arrived in Colombia Thursday to meet with Colombian congressmen and discuss the problem of the s

    Friday, September 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 103
  5. LATIN AMERICA: Women Change Political Landscape in Latin America

    In a country where machismo is still the rule, Sandra Torres doesn't cut the demure figure of past first ladies.

    Saturday, August 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 013
  6. SOUTH AMERICA: VENEZUELA: UN Agency Provides Training to Help Combat Sexual Violence

    A United Nations-backed project in Venezuela has trained dozens of government officials and security force members on

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 027
  7. COLOMBIA: IOM Trains Public Officials on Identifying and Responding to Gender Based Violence

    IOM Colombia is training public officials on gender-based violence against women; how to identify it, address it and

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 891
  8. COLOMBIA: 1,000 Women March Against Military Pact

    More than 1,000 women from twelve different countries will march from Barrancabermeja in the Santander department to

    Monday, August 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 884
  9. LATIN AMERICA: Women of All Continents are Meeting Against Militarization

    "Weapons were silenced so women and people can speak" and "My body is my house, my house is my territo

    Monday, August 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 890
  10. BRAZIL: Women's Votes, Hard to Pin Down but Crucial

    Female voters in Brazil could ensure an easy victory this October for the ruling Workers Party candidate, Dilma Rouss

    Tuesday, August 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 711
  11. BRAZIL/IRAN: Brazil's Plea for Asylum for Iranian Facing Stoning Seems to Fail

    Iran's conservative establishment appears to have reacted coldly to an entreaty by Brazil's president to allow an Ira

    Monday, August 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 720
  12. BRAZIL/IRAN: Brazil Offers Asylum to Iran Woman Sentenced to Stoning

    President Lula asked Iran to allow Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani to accept the offer.

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 703
  13. INTERNATIONAL: Human Rights Committee Concludes Ninety-Ninth Session

    The Human Rights Committee concluded its ninety-ninth session today, during which it considered and adopted concludin

    Friday, July 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 752
  14. 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
  15. SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia Backs Venezuela in Regional Peace Plan

    The Bolivian goverment ratified its support for the Regional Peace Plan proposed by Venezuela to Colombia, in order t

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 691
  16. 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
  17. COLOMBIA: Young Men and Women Learn New Skills for New Productive Lives in Colombia

    One hundred young men and women, victims of violence perpetrated by illegal armed groups and at high risk for recruit

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 688
  18. LATIN AMERICA: Former President Bachelet Joins Inter-American Dialogue think-tank

    “President Bachelet is widely acknowledged to be one of Latin America's most accomplished and popular heads of

    Thursday, July 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 661
  19. BRAZIL: Football Paves the Way to Masculinity Without Violence

    It's Friday night, and in a "favela" (shanty town) in this Brazilian city, a group of men relax with a beer

    Monday, July 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 593
  20. BRAZIL: Brazil Might Soon Have a Female President But There Are Still Too Few Women in Politics

    In the coming October 3 presidential election, two of the three frontrunners are women.

    Monday, July 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 595
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. COLOMBIA: MADRE Presents Report to UN Human Rights Committee on the Situation in Colombia

    Today, the United Nations Human Rights Committee will begin its review of the human rights record of the state of Col

    Thursday, July 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 586
  24. COLOMBIA: Bogota Displaced Leaders Threatened by Paramilitaries

    Female leaders of the Bogota's displaced population are being threatened by paramilitary organizations, according to

    Thursday, July 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 611
  25. BRAZIL: A Woman Killed Every Two Hours in Brazil

    A woman is killed every two hours in Brazil and this average puts the country in 12th place among nations registering

    Wednesday, July 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 539
  26. COLOMBIA: Using International Law to Wage Peace in Colombia

    In recent decades, human rights advocates have won passage of a system of international human rights treaties, helpin

    Wednesday, July 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 497
  27. COLOMBIA: Ex-Combatants Receive Job Training in Road Safety and Business Management

    IOM is supporting the social and economic reintegration of ex-combatants through employment training in road safety a

    Friday, July 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 457
  28. COLOMBIA: MADRE Talking Points: The Role of the US in Colombia's Conflict

    MADRE Talking Points: The Role of the US in Colombia's Conflict

    Wednesday, June 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 587
  29. COLOMBIA: Angelina Jolie Returns to Ecuador to Highlight Challenges Facing Refugees

    UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie has returned to northern Ecuador to see how the situation has changed since

    Friday, June 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 321
  30. 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
  31. CHILE: Gender Equity Progress Blocked by Hard-Core

    More than 60 percent of Chileans surveyed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are opposed to full equa

    Friday, May 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 091
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  33. COLOMBIA: In Colombia, Rape Now Being Prosecuted as Weapon of War

    Amelia had spent years counseling a woman who was raped by a right-wing warlord and suffered an unwanted pregnancy.

    Tuesday, May 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 252
  34. COLOMBIA: Women Punished Twice Over in Colombia's Prisons

    "Loss of freedom should not mean loss of fundamental rights," Diana Sánchez, a lawyer with the Polit

    Tuesday, May 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 063
  35. BRAZIL: Brazil Court Upholds Law that Protects Torturers

    Amnesty International has condemned the Brazilian Supreme Court's blocking of a reinterpretation of a 1979 Amnesty La

    Friday, April 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 145
  36. 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
  37. COLOMBIA: Not Enough Just to Be a Woman

    BOGOTÁ, Mar 29, 2010 (IPS) - Noemí Sanín, the presidential candidate of Colombia's Conservative

    Monday, March 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 877
  38. 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
  39. COLOMBIA: AP Volunteer Blasts Gun Violence Against Women at UN Session, March 15, 2010

    A volunteer of the Advocacy Project (AP) has used the setting of a major UN meeting to denounce the horrific damage c

    Monday, March 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 214
  40. LATIN AMERICA: ECLAC poll: 75% of Latin American Opinion Leaders Believe Gender Parity in Politics Strengthens Democracy

    75% of opinion leaders in Latin America believe that deliberately fomenting gender parity in politics

    Tuesday, March 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 057
  41. 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
  42. CHILE: First Woman President Scores Points on Gender Front

    When Chile elected Michelle Bachelet as its first woman president in 2005, thousands of women celebrated the historic

    Tuesday, March 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 881
  43. PERU: International Women's Day 2010: Stop, Think, and Become a Leader - WOMANKIND's Work in Peru

    To commemorate International Women's Day on March 8th, the PSG asked UK-based NGO WOMANKIND to contribute an article

    Sunday, February 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 143
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  45. Bolivian Women Spearhead Morales Revolution

    In the early 19th Century, Bolivian women fought alongside men for the country's independence from colonial Spain.

    Thursday, February 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 559
  46. BOLIVIA: Unprecedented Gender Parity in Cabinet

    Evo Morales began his second term as president of Bolivia by swearing in a cabinet made up of an equal number of w

    Wednesday, January 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 480
  47. Violence and Democracy in Bolivia

    Bolivia's new Constitution which came into effect a year ago, recognizes upfront that women's rights are human rights

    Tuesday, January 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 492
  48. PERU: Victims of Military Rapists Wait for Justice 25 Years On

    "I want justice.

    Wednesday, January 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 496
  49. BOLIVIA: More Women in Parliament, With Their Own Agenda

    An unprecedented 28 percent of seats in Bolivia's new parliament will soon be occupied by women.

    Wednesday, January 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 498
  50. 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

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