ELLA Spotlight on Organisations: Gender Equity Policies in Latin America

Abstract

This Spotlight presents some of the key Latin American organisations working to promote gender equality in the region. These national-level organisations - based in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Peru and Mexico - are playing a key role in ensuring the advancement of women in their own countries and in the wider region by promoting the effective realisation of women’s rights, strengthening citizen capacities and developing a gender-based research agenda. Together they cover a variety of issues, from gender-based violence, to health, media and political participation.

Citation

Toledo, C. ELLA Spotlight on Organisations: Gender Equity Policies in Latin America. ELLA, Practical Action Consulting, Lima, Peru (2013) 4 pp.

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