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In Uruguay, care law catalyzes change, ushering services and breaking stereotypes

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Uruguay’s Care Act has changed the concept of “care”. Under the new law, all children, persons with disabilities and elderly persons, have the right to get care. The state not only provides care services, but also guarantees their quality by providing training and regulations.

“The time to hold strongly to the achievements …and continue being a progressive global force to promote gender equality”

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Remarks by UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri at the opening ceremony of the XIII Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean in Montevideo, Uruguay, on 25 October 2016

Coverage: Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri at the XIII Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri participated in the opening ceremony of the XIII Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean in Montevideo, Uruguay with President of Uruguay, Tabaré Vázquez; Rodolfo Nin Novoa, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay; Marina Arismendi, Minister of Social Development of Uruguay; Alicia Barcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC; and Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA.

Watch live webcast: The XIII Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The XIII Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, will take place in Montevideo, Uruguay from 25 to 28 October it.

UN Women is actively involved in the preparation and celebration of the XIII Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean is a subsidiary body of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) that unites representatives of governments in the LAC region to discuss the implementation of the international and regional agreements on gender equality, and to promote the mainstreaming of gender in public policies in order to move towards the empowerment of women.

Uruguay celebrates "UN Women Cup" Soccer Tournament Finals

Monday, August 29, 2016

On Sunday August 21, 2016 was held in Uruguay, the final match of the 14th Women's Soccer Tournament, “UN Women Cup”, conducted by the Interior Soccer Organization (OFI, by its Spanish acronym) and sponsored by UN Women in Uruguay, Antel and the National Secretariat of Sport.

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