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photo of Julissa Reynoso and others at Global Gift Gala

Member in the News: Julissa Reynoso

Julissa Reynoso, US Ambassador to Spain, received the Global Gift Women’s Empowerment Award for her work supporting social programs that improve quality of life and care for immigrants in the United States.

Julissa Reynoso

Member in the News ˙ ˙ Global Gift Foundation

The U.S. Supreme Court last month overturned its landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that had constitutionally guaranteed women access to abortion. // File Photo: Supreme Court of the United States.

What Could Roe’s Overturn Mean for Latin America?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on the effects of the overturn of Roe vs. Wade on Latin America and the Caribbean.

Joan Caivano, Jane Marcus-Delgado, Carolina Jiménez Sandoval, Leo Perez, Druscilla Scribner

Latin America Advisor ˙

Feminismo no Brasil Front Cover Video

Member in the News: Jacqueline Pitanguy

Jacqueline Pitanguy has recently published a book titled Feminismo no Brasil: Memórias de quem fez acontecer or “Feminism in Brazil: Memories of those who made it happen” alongside Branca Moreira Alves.

Jacqueline Pitanguy

Member in the News ˙ ˙ DW Brasil

collage of panelists with map of the Americas Video

Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere – Towards the Summit of the Americas

On March 31, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a public event to present its biennial Sol M. Linowitz policy report titled: “The Case for Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere: Towards the Ninth Summit of the Americas”. During the event, panelists discussed the main findings and recommendations of the report and analyzed the current state of regional and hemispheric cooperation.

Andrea Colombo

Event Summaries ˙

Collage of event speakers for Video

The Road to Legal Abortion in Argentina

On February 25, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the webinar “The Road to Legal Abortion in Argentina” in partnership with the Embassy of Argentina in Washington, DC, and the International Planned Parenthood Federation Western Hemisphere Region (IPPFWHR). Panelists discussed the winning strategy employed by the feminist movement to promote passage of the law to legalize abortion, the challenges they encountered, and how they leveraged resources to produce a favorable outcome.

Joan Caivano, Carolina Celedón

Event Summaries ˙

Woman working in front of a computer.

Can Latin America Create Better Job Options for Women?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the impacts of Covid-19 on Latin American and Caribbean women’s participation in the work force.

Alicia Bárcena, Joyce Wong, Paula Tavares, Ana Basco, Valentina Sader

Latin America Advisor ˙

Julissa Reynoso

Member in the News: Julissa Reynoso

Julissa Reynoso, chief of staff for the First Lady and former US ambassador to Uruguay, will be the co-chair of the White House Gender Policy Council in the Biden administration. 

Julissa Reynoso

Member in the News ˙

Susana Malcorra and Rebeca Grynspan Video

Members in the News: Susana Malcorra and Rebeca Grynspan

Dialogue members Susana Malcorra and Rebeca Grynspan are participating in a thought leadership series titled “Women’s Voices for an Equal Future.” The series is organized by the United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) and the Group of Women Leaders Voices for Change and Inclusion (GWL-Voices). 

Susana Malcorra, Rebeca Grynspan

Member in the News ˙

Panelists in the event: LGBTQ Rights and US Foreign Policy: A Need to Lead Video

LGBTQ Rights and US Foreign Policy: A Need to Lead

On December 3, the Dialogue partnered with the Victory Institute to host the event “LGBTQ Rights and US Foreign Policy: A Need to Lead” as part of the 2020 International LGBTQ Leaders Conference.

Amy Doring

Event Summaries ˙

Laura Chinchilla, Sylvia Escovar

Members in the News: Laura Chinchilla & Sylvia Escovar

Two Dialogue members, Laura Chinchilla and Sylvia Escovar, were named “Women of the Decade” at the 2020 Women Economic Forum (WEF) for Latin America. The WEF focuses on the role of women in the global economy, and this year’s virtual conference took place on November 6 and 7, 2020.

Laura Chinchilla, Sylvia Escovar

Member in the News ˙

Child at a protest, refugees and immigrants

Stop Violating Immigrant Women’s Reproductive Rights

A brave whistleblower recently reported that women immigrants at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center have been subjected to gynecological procedures without their knowledge or informed consent. Unfortunately, for thousands of women and girls, these reported violations are just a sampling of the government’s illegal practices of aggression and neglect in its treatment of women seeking to immigrate to the United States. 

Joan Caivano, Jane Marcus-Delgado

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Ms. Magazine

Laura Chinchilla

Member in the News: Laura Chinchilla

Laura Chinchilla, former president of Costa Rica, is the recipient of the 2020 Women Political Leaders (WPL) Trailblazer Award. This award is presented to incumbent and former presidents and prime ministers for breaking political glass ceilings and reaching the highest echelon of political leadership.

Laura Chinchilla

Member in the News ˙

Photo of Marília Arraes

Are Women Closing the Gender Gap in Brazil’s Politics?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the progress and challenges of gender representation in Brazilian politics.

Jacqueline Pitanguy, Débora Thomé, Daniela Chacón Arias

Latin America Advisor ˙

A Costa Rican flag waves beside a rainbow pride flag outside the presidential palace in San José.

Costa Rica Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

Costa Rica became the first Central American country, and the sixth one in Latin America, to fully legalize same-sex marriage.

Anastasia Chacón González

Latin America Advisor ˙