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Latin America and the Caribbean is one of the regions with the most gender-sensitive measuure in its response to the COVID-19 crisis

Most of the measures being implemented in the region address violence against women. There are 177 measures registered in 29 countries, which correspond to 67.8% of the total number of measures…  


No safer place than home?: The increase in domestic and gender-based violence during COVID-19 lockdowns in LAC

In order to gather a regional picture on how gender-based and domestic violence trends may be changing in LAC countries in the wake of the pandemic, this #GraphForThought collated monthly 2019 and…  


In the media 2020


UNDP and UN Women launch COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker

UNDP and UN Women launch COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker.  


The Coronavirus and the challenges for women’s work in Latin America

The Coronavirus pandemic has spread throughout the world and Latin America has not been able to escape from its health, economic and social impacts. The economic shutdown as a result of a…  


Travesti-transgender population in Argentina: Situation in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic

By Agustín Colque, Juana González Lobo and Lucía Pavón, Universidad de San Andrés.  



Cómo el cambio climático alimenta la violencia contra las mujeres

Para muchas mujeres, el cambio climático puede ser una causa directa de violencia.  


"And it wasn't my fault": Dangerous social norms and the urgent need to reimagine our world

Countries across the region have been working to respond to this critical challenge by revising or expanding their legislation to criminalize femicide as an offense. Eighteen countries in the region…  


We Can’t Eradicate Poverty Without Gender Equality

La igualdad de género no sólo es concebida en los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) como un objetivo más, sino como un elemento transversal en toda la agenda.  

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