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Gender Equality
La falta en reconocer las necesidades de las mujeres es un freno persistente al desarrollo.
A push toward gender parity could transform the region's economies.

What does Dilma Rousseff’s re-election mean for the political representation of Brazilian women?

You can try to reach out and attract female talent, but you’re setting yourself up for failure if that talent is brought into a hostile environment and diseased by machismo that can’t be cured by a quota.

Women are increasingly becoming Latin America’s key development partners, becoming the driving force behind a gender revolution that has made huge contributions to our region’s prosperity.

Yesterday Venezuela’s Instituto Nacional de Estadística (National Institute of Statistics—INE) presented the preliminary results of its 2011 Census, revealing an estimated population of 28,946,101—a 25-percent increase from the previous demographic measure in 2001.

A bill to legalize abortion in Uruguay, having passed the Senate in December 2011, remains stalled in the Chamber of Deputies.

For the first time in history, every country competing in the London 2012 Olympics will have at least one female athlete, with many – notably in Latin America – achieving gender parity among their delegations.

Though females constitute the majority of college graduates in many countries, three of every five workers in the region are male, and males earn about 30 percent more income than females with the same age, level of education, type of employment, and average hours worked per week, according to an article released today in Americas Quarterly.

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