The Fastest Way to Improve ESG in Latin America: Women on Boards
Gender-diverse corporate boards are a low-cost solution to bring the region to global standards.
The “Laboratory” Closing Latin America’s Tech Gender Divide
Organizations like Laboratoria are helping working-class women join the insular world of computer programming.
El “laboratorio” cerrando la brecha de género en el ámbito tech de América Latina
Organizaciones como Laboratoria están ayudando a que mujeres de clase trabajadora puedan integrarse al mundo insular de la programación.
Why Central America’s Drought Is Harder On Women
Over the past 18 years, Rosalita García has nursed all 10 of her children back to health after bouts of malnutrition. But her three-year-old son’s recent hospital visit in Chiquimula, Guatemala has the 37-year-old mother more worried than usual. “I was able to feed my kids better before because it rained,” García told AQ. “But … Read more
Pocketbook Poverty Alleviation
Over the last two decades, Latin American governments have expanded the social benefits packages available to their people. The classic universal model of social welfare policies paid for public services such as health and education, and provided social insurance money transfers that covered risk through contributory payments for items such as retirement and unemployment insurance. … Read more
Dispatches: Tracking Cancer in the Guatemalan Highlands
A dusty, pocked ribbon of road winds up and down through the rugged mountains of Alta Verapaz, an extremely remote, mostly indigenous area of