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Paraguay passes new law to end violence against women, including femicide

Monday, March 5, 2018

Gloria Zapattini. Photo: UN Women Gloria Zapattini never gets tired of speaking out to end violence against women. A survivor of violence herself and member of a women’s group in Paraguay, “Yo te creo” (I believe you), she participated in the consultations for drafting the new national law that protects women from all forms of violence (Act 5777). With this new law, Paraguay becomes the 18th country in Latin America and the Caribbean region to criminalize...

UN Women takes part in the Plenary Meeting of the Ibero-American Judicial Summit and will provide support to the Permanent Commission on Gender and Access to Justice

Friday, April 15, 2016

UN Women will provide support to the Permanent Commission on Gender and Access to Justice through knowledge sharing and training as well as specialized discussion sessions on the importance of gender equality, access to justice and other issues.

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