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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, Paula Tavares, Ana Basco, Joyce C. Wong, 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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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

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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

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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

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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 ˙

In pursuit of what matters: passion for the bottom line

Member in the News: Susana Malcorra

Dialogue member Susana Malcorra, dean of the School of Public and Global Affairs at IE University, has published a new book titled In Pursuit of What Matters: Passion for the Bottom Line.

Susana Malcorra

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Members in the News: Rebeca Grynspan, Susana Malcorra & Christiana Figueres

On April 9, members of the “Group of Women Leaders, Voices for Change and Inclusion” called on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to address the Covid-19 crisis in an electronically signed letter. Amongst the notable signatories are Dialogue members Christiana Figueres, Rebeca Grynspan, and Susana Malcorra.

Susana Malcorra, Christiana Figueres, Rebeca Grynspan

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The recent killings of a 25-year-old woman and a 7-year-old girl have led to outrage in Mexico. A demonstration against femicides in Mexico City last November is pictured. // File Photo: Thayne Tuason via Creative Commons.

Will Tougher Penalties Reduce Mexico’s Femicides?

What can Mexico do to eliminate violence against girls and women, and to what extent can the root causes of femicide be addressed through policy?

Lisa Sánchez, Caroline Beer, Julia Escalante, Tania Reneaum

Latin America Advisor ˙