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UN calls for "zero tolerance" policies on violence against women and increased funding for women's organizations

Thursday, November 26, 2020

In the framework of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and Girls, the United Nations, represented by Maria-Noel Vaeza, regional director of UN Women for the Americas and the Caribbean, called upon countries to ensure essential services for victims-survivors of violence, increase funding to women's organizations, put in place action plans to prevent violence and to disseminate information on services.

Achieving democratic parity is a fundamental asset for societies

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

This year in Latin America and the Caribbean, eight countries have the challenge of conducting their elections under COVID-19 contexts, among them: Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Paraguay, Dominican Republic, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

Anti-corruption response to COVID-19 must include women

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Transparency International and UN Women call for inclusive, transparent and corruption-free public policies across Latin America and the Caribbean

Across Latin America, women fight back against violence in politics

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Currently, Latin America is leading globally in local and parliamentary positions held by women. But the journey to political participation is fraught with rising violence and intimidation against women in politics. In the age of #MeToo, we bring you the voices of Latin American women who are raising their voices and running for office, against all odds.

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