Towards parity and inclusive participation in Latin America and the Caribbean. Regional overview and contributions to CSW65

This document was prepared for the Special Session of Latin America and the Caribbean’s Regional Consultation prior to the Sixty-fith Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW65) to be held virtually on February 24 and 25, 2021 in the framework of the Sixtieth Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The consultation is organized by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

The author is Beatriz Llanos an the document includes contributions from representatives and specialists of UN Women and ECLAC, and from representatives of women’s and feminist movements, trough presentations and consultations carried out in January and February 2021. We thank them for their valuable contributions.



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Geographic coverage: Latin America and the Caribbean

Subject area(s): Commission on the Status of Women; Gender equality and women’s empowerment; Ending violence against women and girls; Political violence; Leadership and political participation; Intergovernmental processes

Resource type: Position papers

Publication year: 2021