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Protecting the fish that swim in sunlight

The country's fishing sector is made up of around 400 boats with each boat carrying between five and eight people, forming a working population of around 2,000 to 3,200 directly linked to the sector.  


Reparation: Acknowledging the resilient lives of trans people in Latin America

In the Latin American context, countries such as Argentina, Brazil, El Salvador and Uruguay have established legal mechanisms to allow individual and groups that been systematically discriminated.  


Central America: Eradicating violence towards women is vital to state security

It is crucial to recognize violence against women as an essential element of citizen security: tackling it is a key step to build more cohesive and peaceful societies. Addressing general societal…  


In defense of nature: women at the forefront

Women, especially indigenous, are particularly vulnerable to environmental-related violence – roughly 50% of female activists murdered for defending land and environmental rights.  


Think globally, act locally

The Small Grants Programme supports strengthening the Indigenous Peoples and Community-Conserved Territories and Areas, reviving and promoting traditional knowledge.  


The Extra Mile: going beyond gender identity laws to promote the social and economic inclusion of transgender people in Latin America

Several Latin American countries are leading the way in passing gender identity laws that allow people to change their names and gender markers without facing requirements such as hormone therapy,…  


Finance, partnerships and innovation: Large ocean states pave the way to the 2030 Agenda

In the recent special report of the IPCC, it was projected that the vulnerabilities of SIDS would be significantly exacerbated by a warmer climate of 1.5 ° C  


5 lessons that can help us understand what it means to be intersex and what are the inclusion challenges they face

En América Latina y Caribe, las personas intersex tienden a ser víctimas de discriminación, exclusión, tratamientos médicos innecesarios, violencia e invisibilización, aunque gracias a los esfuerzos…  


5 lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean on the 2030 Agenda

The complex problems of the 2030 Agenda in Latin America and the Caribbean—the eradication of extreme poverty, the reduction of emissions to achieve the 1.5 degree Celsius goal, the transformation of…  


In Brazil, businesses embrace the SDGs and scale up good practices

Fifteen years ago, the Global Compact—a UN-backed network to commit businesses to sustainability—kicked off in Brazil, seeking to engage the private sector in a global development agenda. For the past…  

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