The female participation rate in the Latin American work force reaches 54%, while Chile is in the last place of the chart, with a 43% female occupation.
Undoubtedly, one of the main figures in Chilean and Latin American literature; and the only Latin American female poet to win a Nobel Prize.
The Colombian film has been awarded the best film in the XXIII edition of the Latin American Film Show of Catalonia.
Peruvian peasants created the Union of Credit and Savings to make their daily lives easier.
Argentina is again the stage for women protests against violence, what is it with the Latin American context to allow genre violence in wider proprtions?
The Paraguayan Writers Society welcomes the first indigenous woman poet.
The outrageous incident that opened the controversy in Argentina on individual liberties, women discrimination, morality against nudity, inspired the call for a 'Tetazo' the past Tuesday in the capital and many questions arose.
Conditions are not often in favor for the average Latin American woman, but against any outrageous forecast, women struggle get into the Latin American context.
Gender-based violence remains prevalent in Bolivia, but Maria Auxiliadora, a women-led community in Cochabamba, is trying to change this
Las mujeres de Venezuela optan por la esterilización en cifras récord, otro indicador de la profunda crisis financiera y humanitaria del país latinoamericano.
The radio program is a way to contribute to society and, at the same time, to get the authorities to pay attention to the plight of disabled people.
In Latin America and the Caribbean, almost 20% of adolescent women are married or live in pairs, in some cases often forced as the rates show the balance for 2016.
Women emancipation has contributed to reduce the fertility rates in Brazil, a country compounded by 191 million people where Catholicism predominates, abortion is illegal (except in exceptional cases) and where the state has never promoted birth control.
Indigenous women took massive part of the struggles for land and defense of their ethnicity. Cacicas, mamma tallo, commandos, amazonas, warriors, various are the names that these indigenous heroines received, fighters in the liberation of their peoples in the Spanish conquest, and foreign domination.
#Niunamenos is the topic of the era in Latin America and artists influence makes it bigger.
The path for girls has not been easy in Paraguay, but lately the government and they themselves have recognized a change needs to be made.
Norway has the world's highest proportion of women on the boards of their companies and the first Latin American country, Chile, holds the 28th place.
The elegant clothing style of the La Paz “cholita,” who is the cultural icon of La Paz, will be seen for the first time during Fashion Week in New York this September.
11 Aymara indigenous women who worked for mountaineers decided to do their own climbing and have since tackled five peaks near La Paz
A report released by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has found that women and children are the most vulnerable groups in international armed conflict.
Statistics are incomplete and inconsistently kept across the region. But where they are available, they are startling: Domestic violence kills nearly one woman a day in Argentina, more than five a day in Mexico and 15 a day in Brazil, for example. The issue has surged to the surface in Argentina, where a recent series of gruesome killings has raised new alarm.
Biodiverse ecological agriculture in women’s hands is a solution not just to the malnutrition crisis, but also the climate crisis. The two great ecological challenges of our times are biodiversity erosion and climate change. And both are interconnected, in their causes and their solutions.
Angela Merkel has retained her place as the world's most powerful woman for the fifth year in a row, U.S. business magazine Forbes said on Tuesday. Merkel has made the list 10 times in the past 12 years, nine of them as number one. She was first elected in 2005 and won an historic third term in 2013.