BRIEFSEconomic Instruments for Water Pollution Management in Latin America
What are the success factors behind Latin America’s use of economic instruments to improve water quality and generate new revenue for abatement?
BRIEFSAdvancing 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.
BRIEFSBuilding 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.
BRIEFSThe 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...
BRIEFSPromoting 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...
BRIEFSLatin American Advances in Incorporating a Gender Approach in National Court Rulings
How is adopting a gender approach enabling National Courts in Colombia and Mexico to drive forward important changes in legislation and practice to tackle root causes of sexual discrimination and...
BRIEFSCapitalising on Public Transport: Reducing GHG Emissions in Latin American Cities
Energy efficient modes of transport - like Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems, bicycles and electric taxis - are providing an effective means for reducing urban greenhouse gas emissions in Latin...
BRIEFSLabour Market Information Programmes
How can Labour Market Information Programmes improve the coverage, quality and efficiency of labour markets? This Brief provides key insights by drawing on experiences from across Latin America.
BRIEFSJudicial Reviews: An Innovative Mechanism to Enforce Human Rights in Latin America
Through ground-breaking rulings, judges in Latin America are driving social change by ordering governments to restore and enforce human rights.
BRIEFSAccess to Justice for Survivors of Sexual Violence in Conflicts: Three Latin American Approaches
From innovative methodologies for investigating and documenting sexual violence, to legal reforms and CSO-led support initiatives, Latin American countries are having success in improving access to justice for women victims...