Would this be a more compassionate, more peaceful planet if more of it were ruled by women?
As we celebrate lucky number ’13, here is a list of lesser-known milestones that demonstrate the LGBT community’s progress in such a short span of time.
Our hemisphere is quickly becoming one of the most gay-friendly territories in the world, but not everything is advancing positively.
In this interview with PolicyMic, Pedro Robledo discusses youth activism, politics, and why he thinks that young people are the key to fighting for political change today.
Argentina is leading the way in the push for LGBT equality in the Americas, but despite its progressive laws, much remains to be done.
The West is known for exporting its culture, but also its culture wars. The fight for gay rights abroad is the latest example. Powerful, US-based Christian-conservative groups and a network of pro-LGBT transnational actors have each become deeply involved in debates about homosexuality in many countries of the Global South.
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.
The Catholic Church is not the greatest barrier to the advancement of gay rights in the Americas.
We are pleased to present this report on women in judicial leadership in the Americas. In recent decades, women in Latin America and the Caribbean have made tremendous strides towards achieving leadership in every sphere and at the highest levels.
As we look to 2013, here are some of the trends to follow in the hemisphere’s struggle for LGBT rights.
In 2012, the Western Hemisphere continued to make headlines in terms of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) rights.
Education remains the best means to address persistent income inequality based on gender and race in Latin America, argued Hugo Ñopo.
Women’s economic contributions in Latin America and the Caribbean: policy recommendations for equity and growth
The Inter-American Dialogue hosted a conversation with Louise Cord and João Pedro Azevedo of the World Bank to discuss their brief, “The Effects of Women’s Economic Power in Latin America and the Caribbean.”
In this article of Americas Quarterly, Joan Caivano and Jane Marcus-Delgado look at abortion access and reproductive rights in Latin American countries.
Women’s political and economic participation strengthens democracy, equality and the economy.