BRIEF
Advancing Gender Equality Through the Budget: Latin American Experiences with Gender-Responsive Budgeting
Latin America is leading the way in gender-responsive budgeting and is producing some insightful lessons for other regions of the world.
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SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE
Spotlight on Publications: Labour Market Policies in Latin America
The publications presented in this Spotlight represent some of the key resources dealing with issues related to labour market policies in Latin America.
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BRIEF
Building Legal Frameworks to Address Femicide In Latin America
By reforming national penal codes and enacting special laws, Latin American countries are taking first steps towards eradicating femicide in the region.
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REVIEW
ELLA Expert Review: Active Labour Market Policies
Here Dr. Jürgen Weller, Senior Economic Affairs Officer at the Economic Development Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), offers his perspective on...
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SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE
Spotlight on Publications: Gender Violence in Latin America
This Spotlight presents some of the most important publications documenting the various manifestations of violence against women in Latin America. In particular, these publications provide an overview of gender violence...
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SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONS
Spotlight on Organisations: Labour Market Policies in Latin America
This Spotlight highlights some of the key organisations working on labour market issues in Latin America, including labour policy in general, social protection, employment, youth employment, labour training, labour migration,...
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BRIEF
The Cotton Field Case in Mexico: Setting Legal Precedents for Fighting Gender-Based Violence
Systemic discrimination is a key driver of gender-based violence in Latin America. So how is a key ruling by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights helping to improve the protection...
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SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE
Spotlight on Publications: Femicide in Latin America
The publications included in this Spotlight provide an overview of the magnitude and dimensions of femicide in Latin America, including the important factors that produce and sustain this phenomenon such...
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GUIDE
The Story of Brazil’s Ethanol Programme
Energy insecurity in the 1970s led the Brazilian government to drive forward the development of the world’s strongest national biofuels industry. So just how has Brazil become the world’s largest...
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BRIEF
Promoting Gender Equity in Politics Through Affirmative Action Measures: Latin American Gender Quotas
Since 1991, fourteen Latin American countries have implemented gender quotas. These have enabled the region to establish one of the highest levels of women’s representation in political decision-making structures around...
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