BRIEF
Building Legal Frameworks to Address Femicide In Latin America
In the face of increasing cases of femicide, Latin American countries responded by ratifying the first and only regional instrument aimed at eradicating violence against women, the Inter-American Convention to...
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REVIEW
ELLA Expert Review: Active Labour Market Policies
ELLA Expert Reviews: As part of ongoing efforts to ensure quality in our research and communications, the ELLA team asks recognised experts to conduct reviews of the knowledge materials in...
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SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE
Spotlight on Publications: Gender Violence in Latin America
OVERVIEW OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN LATIN AMERICA Addressing Gender-Based Violence in the Latin America and Caribbean Region: A Critical Review of Interventions
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SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONS
Spotlight on Organisations: Labour Market Policies in Latin America
  INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS Economic Commission for Latin America, Economic Development Division
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BRIEF
The Cotton Field Case in Mexico: Setting Legal Precedents for Fighting Gender-Based Violence
The Cotton Field case in Ciudad Juarez, northern Mexico, is illustrative of the structural causes of discrimination and violence against women in Latin America. After the violent abuse and murder...
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SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE
Spotlight on Publications: Femicide in Latin America
OVERVIEW OF FEMICIDE IN LATIN AMERICA Dying Because They Are Women. Femicide/Feminicide: Extreme Gender Violence
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GUIDE
The Story of Brazil’s Ethanol Programme
Launched in 1975, Brazil’s ethanol programme, Próalcool, haspropelled the country towards being the world’s number one producer, user and exporter of sugarcane ethanol. Próalcool not only reduced national dependence on...
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BRIEF
Promoting Gender Equity in Politics Through Affirmative Action Measures: Latin American Gender Quotas
Since the 1990s, the majority of Latin American countries have implemented gender quota legislation in order to raise the proportion of women participating in political decision making. This Brief analyses...
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REVIEW
ELLA Expert Review: Disaster Risk Management in Cities
ELLA Expert Reviews: As part of ongoing efforts to ensure quality in our research and communications, the ELLA team asks recognised experts to conduct reviews of the knowledge materials in...
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SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE
Spotlight on Publications: Access to Justice for Women Victims of Sexual Violence
Access to Justice for Women Victims of Sexual Violence
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