Publications | ELLA
30
Oct
2015
PUBLICACIÓN EXTERNA

Work, family and public policy changes in Latin America: Equity, maternalism and co-responsibility

Taking account of the substantial increase in female labour market participation that has occurred throughout the Latin American region, this article describes policies adopted with the aim of reconciling work and family responsibilities between 2003 and 2013, and the implications of their design for socioeconomic and gender equity.

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16
Ago
2015
PUBLICACIÓN EXTERNA

(English) Progress despite adversity: women's empowerment and conflict in Colombia

The Colombian case is an example of progress in women’s empowerment in the face of formidable and continuing challenges. Progress is identified in relation to: legal gains for women’s rights and gender equality; women’s presence and representation in public and elected positions; the advancement of a gender-responsive approach to addressing the legacies of conflict and associated mechanisms of memorialisation, reparations, restitution and transitional justice.

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19
Ene
2015
PUBLICACIÓN EXTERNA

Making Women’s Work Visible: Finance for Rural Women

Women’s World Banking argues that serving rural women in Latin America is important for rural families and viable for financial institutions, but that it will take much more than replicating a loan or savings product that has been successful in an urban setting.

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28
Ago
2014
PUBLICACIÓN EXTERNA

ELLA Gender Equity Policies Knowledge Materials now available in Spanish

We are pleased to announce that the Guide and Briefs on this theme have been translated into Spanish and are now available on the website.

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23
Jul
2014
PUBLICACIÓN EXTERNA

Women in the Digital Economy: Breaking Through the Equality Threshold

Prepared by ECLAC for the twelfth session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, this document systematizes and describes various dimensions that shape the way the region’s women participate in the labour market, and how they access and use the different elements of the digital economy.

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26
Jun
2014
PUBLICACIÓN EXTERNA

Gender Equality Observatory of Latin America and the Caribbean. Annual Report 2012: A Look at Grants Support and Burden for Women

This third report of the Gender Equality Observatory for Latin America and the Caribbean, published in 2013, focuses on indicators of physical, economic and decision-making autonomy. It also discusses conditional cash transfer (CCT) programmes and their role as a component of social protection systems that can serve as a means of including women as rights holders.

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17
Ene
2014
PUBLICACIÓN EXTERNA

Ethnic Identity, Informal Institutions, and the Failure to Elect Women in Indigenous Southern Mexico

This article argues that the low levels of descriptive representation of women in local political office in Mexico and Latin America is much more than a problem of the purported patriarchal cultures of indigenous and rural communities.

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26
Nov
2013
GUÍA

Equidad de Género en América Latina: Un Compromiso Regional para Reducir las Brechas de Género

Los países de América Latina están reduciendo las brechas de género mediante la adopción de medidas innovadoras orientadas a fortalecer la autonomía de las mujeres y abordar las causas estructurales de la desigualdad.

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18
Nov
2013
Resumenes

Observatorio de Mortalidad Materna en México: Una Iniciativa de la Sociedad Civil

A tan solo tres años desde su creación, el Observatorio de Mortalidad Materna ya contribuye a reducir la mortalidad materna en México.

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6
Nov
2013
Resumenes

El Presupuesto como Mecanismo para Avanzar la Equidad de Género: Experiencias Latinoamericanas con Presupuestos Sensibles al Género

América Latina es líder en el tema de presupuestos sensibles al género y su experiencia ofrece lecciones útiles para otras regiones del mundo.

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27
Sep
2013
Resumenes

Acciones Afirmativas para Promover la Equidad de Género en la Política: Las Cuotas de Género en América Latina

Desde los años 1990, catorce países de América Latina han implementado cuotas de género. Gracias a esto, la región ostenta uno de los niveles más altos de participación de la mujer en las estructuras de toma de decisión a nivel mundial.

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17
Sep
2013
COMPENDIO DE PUBLICACIONES

Spotlight on Gender Equality Publications

The publications presented in this Spotlight provide an overview of some of the key issues related to gender equality in Latin America, including sexual and reproductive health, gender mainstreaming in the labour market and institutional mechanisms for promoting women’s empowerment.

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10
Sep
2013
Resumenes

Avances en la Incorporación del Enfoque de Género en los Fallos Judiciales Nacionales en América Latina

¿De qué manera la adopción del enfoque de género permite a las cortes nacionales de Colombia y México impulsar cambios importantes en la legislación y las prácticas para abordar las causas de la desigualdad y la discriminación de género?

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3
Sep
2013
COMPENDIO DE PUBLICACIONES

Spotlight on Publications: Gender-Responsive Budgeting

In recent years, governments worldwide have been implementing gender-responsive budgeting (GRB) to contribute to the advancement of gender equality and the fulfillment of women’s rights. This Spotlight highlights key publications on GRB, focusing particularly on Latin American experiences.

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15
Jul
2013
COMPENDIO DE PUBLICACIONES

Spotlight on Publications: Women in Politics in Latin America

This Spotlight presents key publications that analyse women’s opportunities to participate in politics in Latin America. It begins with a selection of publications that provide an overview of women’s participation in politics in the region. It then focuses on gender quota laws, gender mainstreaming in parliaments, practices for improving women’s representation and participation in political parties, and finally, the role of the media in electoral campaigns and women’s political participation.

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7
Jun
2013
COMPENDIO DE ORGANIZACIONES

Spotlight on Organisations: Gender Equity Policies in Latin America

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.

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7
May
2013
PUBLICACIÓN EXTERNA

Impact of Conditional Cash Transfers on Maternal and Newborn Health

Conditional cash transfers (CCTs) have been shown to increase health service utilization among the poorest, but little is written on the effects of such programs on maternal and newborn health. The authors of this CGD Policy Paper carry out a systematic review of studies on CCTs that report maternal and newborn health outcomes, including studies from six Latin American countries.

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19
Abr
2013
PUBLICACIÓN EXTERNA

Women's Land: Reflections on Rural Women’s Access to Land in Latin America

Strengthening women’s access to land and control over its use is not just a matter of agricultural development and food security, but a question of human rights and justice for women.

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