How are Colombian women doing in political participation?

Armchairs in front of desk in congress.
The country is in urgent need for the consolidation of public policies of gender equality

New Global Fund for Survivors of sexual violence was launched

Woman covering her face with her hand.
The fund aims to provide support to the victims to help them recover from the physical and emotional trauma and the fundraising goal is of US 100million by 2022.

First female mayor of Bogotá makes the corrupt tremble

Claudia López, elected mayor of Bogotá.
Claudia Nayibe López Hernández managed to become the first woman of the most important mayor's office in Colombia, the mayor's office of the capital of the Republic

Children at risk of lead poisoning in Cuba

Group of children playing and running.
Journalist Mónica Baró made a report that tracks Cuban families whose relatives and children in the San Miguel del Padrón neighborhood are victims of lead poisoning

The present and future of Latin American teenage girls are at risk

Early unions or child marriages make it difficult for young women to develop a life project.

This is what Cecilia Morel said of the crisis in Chile

Cecilia Morel, wife of Sebastián Piñera in La Portada de Antofagasta
The statements of the first Chilean lady in a WhatsApp audio generated great controversy in the southern country

Women less likely to receive Canadian federal research funding

Hand holding bills.
Women are significantly less likely than men to be awarded grants and New Investigator personnel awards from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Village by village, the quest to stop Female Genital Cutting in Somaliland

A group of women attends a meeting organized by Somaliland Family Health Association (SOFA) in Sanani, Somaliland
U.N. agency UNICEF estimates about 98 percent of women aged 15 to 49 have undergone the procedure

FBI studies two broken cameras outside cell where Epstein died

Sketches of accused financier Jeffrey Epstein in court.
Two cameras, which malfunctioned outside the jail cell where Jeffrey Epstein died, have been sent to an FBI crime lab for examination

These are the numbers of feminicides in Latin America

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In LatinAmerican Post we show you how the violence against women in Latin America is going this 2019

In retrial, El Salvador acquits woman accused of killing her stillborn child

Women in a demonstration by Evelyn Hernández in El Salvador.
The case drew international attention to the socially conservative nation's strict abortion ban

As U.S. restrictions tighten, women seeking abortions hit the road

Nine of the 50 U.S. states this year passed legislation restricting abortion. Among the strictest were bans on abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected
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