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.
In this report, Joan Caivano from the Inter-American Dialogue and Jane Marcus-Delgado from CUNY analyze Latin American women’s advance into positions of leadership and then highlight areas where important obstacles remain.
Gender and remittances: Preliminary notes about senders and recipients in Latin America and the Caribbean
Within the changing landscape of migration where both men and women are moving across borders, remittance transfers also follow gendered lines. These dynamics are the differences in sex and social practices that signify the presence of prevailing relationships in the broader context of contemporary transnational migration (Ramirez 2005).
Women and Global Leadership: Report of the Women’s Leadership Conference of the Americas. April, 2004