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A Conversation with Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso

On the heels of President Guillermo Lasso’s White House meeting with President Joe Biden on December 19, 2022, President Lasso joined Inter-American Dialogue President & CEO Rebecca Bill Chavez for a conversation about the US-Ecuador bilateral relationship.

Devon Severson

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Can Latin America Do More to Stop Gender Violence?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on what Latin American and Caribbean countries should do to fight gender-based violence.

Caroline Beer, Valeria Durán, Lorraine Bayard de Volo, Caridad Araujo, Helen Rabello Kras

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Faces of the Latin American Green Wave: From Argentina to Mexico, Leaders Share Their Experiences

Amidst stark regression of reproductive rights in the Global North, the Inter-American Dialogue, in partnership with the Center for Reproductive Rights, Fòs Feminista, and the Embassy of Argentina in the United States, hosted a symposium titled “Faces of the Latin American Green Wave: From Argentina to Mexico, Leaders Share Their Experiences” on October 27, 2022.

Devon Severson

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How Well Is Brazil Addressing Violence Against Women?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on efforts to fight violence against women in Brazil.

Nestor Forster Jr., Merike Blofield, Nancy Madera, Amy Erica Smith, Jaimee Swift, Kristin N. Wylie, Debora Thome, Pedro A. G. dos Santos

Latin America Advisor ˙

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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

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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 ˙

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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