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Justice Delayed: Four out of ten people are imprisoned without a conviction in Latin America and the Caribbean

This #GraphForThought focuses on the number of people who are in prison without a conviction, in Latin America and the Caribbean.  


The Gender Penalties of the Pandemic: The disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on women’s labor market outcomes

This Graph For Thought revisits the question of how COVID-19 has deepened pre-existing gender inequalities in the labor market, but uses additional data on household composition to explore this issue…  


Gender equality: the catalyst that will allow us to design effective intervention strategies for all in LAC

Promoting gender equality is not an issue that is simply added on but an essential component for achieving environmental objectives and goals.  


Equator Prize 2021 honors trailblazing Indigenous and local solutions for people and planet

Equator Prize winners demonstrate the benefits of placing Indigenous and local communities’ knowledge and practices of nature-based solutions at the heart of local development. At a time when we are…  


Celebrating Pride, inclusion and diversity all year long

Pride month is an opportunity to bring the LGBTI community together and to honour the history of the movement. It is the occasion to celebrate what has been achieved and to demand what is yet to be…  


Clearing the air: combatting information pollution to strengthen COVID-19 responses in Latin America and the Caribbean

To better understand the scale and nature of this challenge in Latin America and the Caribbean, UNDP commissioned a social and digital media research study that analyzed the public digital sphere in…  


Business and Human Rights: Essential For A Better Future

The pandemic was and still is a disaster for many businesses. Yet, it could also be a momentum to reshape state-business partnerships and to encourage companies to act respecting human rights, to…  


Walking the talk towards a sustainable future

Through these actions, we are walking the talk and leading the fight to mitigate climate change from the inside out. Our goal is to have a carbon neutral Country Office in the coming years and set an…  


Chile's Constitutional Convention: a triumph of inclusion

In a historical election, Chile elected for the first time a Constitutional Convention to write a new constitution; the first such institution in the world to have complete gender parity by design:…  


COVID-19 and Wealth at the Top: More and Wealthier Billionaires After the Crisis in LAC

According to data from the World Inequality Database in Latin America, before the COVID-19 crisis (2019) the Top 1% of the income distribution captured 27% of all pre-tax national income, while the…  

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