Strategies for the prevention of violence against women in the context of COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean
This document compiles emerging data on the impact of the pandemic on violence against women and girls and aims to provide guidance to public and private actors, those in civil society and the international community. It proposes strategies, recommendations and highlights promising practices to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls during the COVID-19 crisis. More
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Tuesday, September 15, 2020
This document compiles and analyses the main experiences and initiatives implemented to promote the participation of women and girls in the STEM sector in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, shrinking working hours, increased care burdens, and heightened violence have exacerbated the challenges that women and girls face. Unless action is taken, by 2021 around 435 million women and girls will be living in extreme poverty, including 47 million pushed into poverty as a result of COVID-19. This publication presents the latest evidence on the multiple impacts of the pandemic on women and girls.
Thursday, July 2, 2020
The Policy Brief "Domestic Workers in Latin America and the Caribbean during the COVID-19 Crisis", prepared jointly by UN Women, ILO and ECLAC, illustrates the situation of special vulnerability faced by domestic workers in Latin America and the Caribbean, highlighting the impacts of the current crisis caused by COVID-19. It also describes the measures promoted by social actors and institutions in the countries of the region and makes visible how much can still be done to guarantee the labor rights of domestic workers.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
In order to make progress in achieving significant equality in the country, it is necessary to analyze the conditions in which discrimination and gender gaps occur. Through this scenario, UN Women, in partnership with the Government of Colombia through the DANE, developed the flagship report "The Progress of women in Colombia 2018: transforming the economy to guarantee rights", a study that contributes to promoting accurate information that allows for the analysis and implementation of concrete actions so that the country fulfills its commitments to the Sustainable Development Agenda for the Year 2030.