Monday, June 25, 2018
Recent elections in the Mexican state of Chiapas have seen historic advances by women candidates determined to make the new electoral law on gender parity a meaningful reality
Venezuela's opposition parties reject quotas for women election candidates, but the government's own record on gender lags behind most countries in the Region.
Herself weighing only 34 kilos, she is pregnant after being raped by her stepfather. The church, law and the government say she cannot have an abortion. Paraguay is divided.
In her second term as president, Michelle Bachelet seems in a hurry to push through wide-ranging reforms, despite opposition in Congress and a dip in her popularity ratings
Finally, after decades of struggle, women in Bolivia are getting their rights respected.
A photography exhibition and a theatre play bring the problems of reconciliation and healing in a divided society like El Salvador to London audiences.
It is estimated that half a million young women in Latin America and the Caribbean are lured into sexual abuse, with social media playing a key role.
Latin America is a world leader in the food sovereignty movement but machismo is still alive and well
Seasoned Brazilian political observer, Bernardo Kucinski, comments on the victory of Dilma Rousseff, suggesting in passing that this election could pave the way for the return of Lula.
Who could ask for more? A supremely well-written travelogue whose authors are trade unionists and journalists with a deep interest in the societies they visit.

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