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A Multidimensional Approach to Address Violence Against Women and Girls and Femicide/Feminicide in Latin America and the Caribbean

Despite the progress made in the region, impunity, as well as political and social tolerance, are still high, and the victims or survivors, especially those in vulnerable situations, continue to face…  


Promoting local development in Latin America through human mobility

On this Migrant Day, at UNDP we renew our commitment to continue creating spaces for dialogue and empowerment of the population in a condition of human mobility both with host communities and with…  


Access to justice: the enabler of human rights in the Caribbean

The COVID 19 pandemic exacerbated some of the existing weaknesses of the Caribbean judicial systems. However, the pandemic has also seen a more rapid transition to digital solutions and decentralized…  


Easier said than done: Gaps in the vaccination process in Latin America and the Caribbean

This #GraphForThought examines the constraints countries are facing in vaccinating their populations.  


16 Days Are Not Enough – We Must Fight Violence Against Women Everyday

Each year starting on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on 25 November, global advocates work tirelessly for 16 days of activism to draw attention to the high levels…  


Reinforcing Haiti’s capacities and resilience through quick data collection

Haiti has had a long history of natural hazards, including two earthquakes, as well as political instability and poverty. Over the years, Haiti's government and civil society have committed to…  


The case of Paraguay: Innovation and energy efficiency for sustainable development

In the field of energy sustainability, UNDP has been promoting the exchange of knowledge, information and good practices between countries at a global level. In Paraguay, it published the National…  


Closing schools: Big and unequal learning losses in LAC

Compared to other world regions, LAC has faced some of the longest durations of school closures during the pandemic.  


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…  

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