The raid and participation in the political sphere, the existing patriarchate in the political parties, and the role of women's organizations in this stage of Evo Morales Government, are some of the issues to which representatives of civil society are responding.
The violence has press
||Analysis of media coverage of the violence against women in the print media in Latin America.
This publication presents the results of a regional work of the Regional Observatory "Women in the media", in the framework of the project "Monitoring for empowerment: the rights of women in the courts and the media".
Knowledge form the south
Knowledge from the South is the regional South-South Cooperation (SSC) fair that will bring together the cooperation offices and agencies of Latin American and the Caribbean countries and the South-South Cooperation experiences developed by the countries of the region. This event will be an opportunity for countries to share policies and mechanisms used to implement successful SSC processes and their experiences, achievements and challenges. In addition, it will be a space conducive to the promotion of future SSC exchanges between the Cooperation Offices and Agencies and the technical teams in the region. Knowledge from the South will be held from May 8 to 10, 2012 in the City of Knowledge Convention Center in Panama City. Deadline for submission of experiences on March 2.
Women’s Empowerment Principles
||A set of principles on how to empower women in the workplace, market and community
Establish high-level corporate leadership for gender equality, treat all women and men fairly at work, respect and support human rights and nondiscrimination. Ensure the health, safety and well-being of all women and men workers. Promote education, training and professional development for women. Implement business development, and public information on Gender equality. These are some of the principles raised by the document.
Educating us ONLINE
The first course that is taught in this new platform will be on gender-based violence and media violence: why women are safer in the street than at home? What do media have to do with femicide? with Sandra Chaher. The courses in the coming months:
- Gender and ICTs, by Lila Pagola.
– Masculinities, by Hugo Huberman
– Femicides, by Gabriela Barcaglioni.
-Feminism and literature, by Tania Diz.
-Gender and politics, by María Alicia Gutiérrez and Josefina Fernández.
Haitian women after the earthquake
Violations of girls up to 2 years and prostitution in exchange for shelter and food have shot up after the disaster happened two years ago.
Collaboration South South
It's about sharing experiences and knowledge that enrich, inspire and fire the imagination of all those people and organizations that in Africa and Latin America are working for Governance and Democracy and aim the development of their communities. For more information: Juana Marulanda - firstname.lastname@example.org Gladys Riaño - email@example.com
Gender equality and Development
World Human Development Report 2011
This year's World Bank Human Development Report focuses on the link between Gender Equality and Development: it argues that gender equality is a core development objective in its own right and a profitable strategy. The Report focuses on four priority areas for policy going forward:
(i) reducing excess female mortality and closing education gaps where they remain,
(ii) improving access to economic opportunities for women
(iii) increasing women's voice and agency in the household and in society and
(iv) limiting the reproduction of gender inequality across generations.
Inclusive gender policies of men
Reflections from a survey on Images and review of policies in Brazil, Chile and Mexico.
Dissemination of pronouncements and interviews
The Observatory of Gender has opened a specific section for the dissemination of pronouncements and interviews with women leaders and authorities in order to promoting the dissemination and positioning of their voices, perspectives and priority agendas with regard to the political context of their country. The observatory aims to create a space of contraposition/balance to the frequent invisibility of women, their careers and contributions in the public sphere. Towards a more inclusive reality, our voices are our power.
Violence against women
It’s an online module to work with the security sector to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls. The module provides basic information on key points, including the available evidence about what works (esta frase tiene poco sentido..),as well as guidance on how to plan and design, implement, monitor and evaluate initiatives dealing with the police and the military to respond to violence against women and girls. It also offers a large number of references and tools, as well as case studies.