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Although they do not specifically target women, social policies like family allowances and pensions
have improved the lives of women in Latin America, the region that has made the biggest strides so far this
century in terms of gender equality, although there is still a long way to go.
Ten years after a long judicial battle, the Federal Supreme Court (STF) published an unprecedented
decision this month, recognizing the right of homosexual couples to adopt children. Educator Toni Reis, his
husband, translator David Harrad, and their three children, Alysson (14), Jéssica (9), and Felipe (8), have
finally been considered a family. Continue reading
Its a point of honour for the Venezuelan government that despite the sharp plunge in oil prices and acute
shortages of goods, President Nicolás Maduro has ruled out austerity measures. Continue reading
In anticipation of an imminent ruling from the World Bank Continue reading
On Wednesday last week (6 May) all major parties represented in the Belgian federal parliament signed a
proposal that will curtail the harmful speculation by vulture funds. Continue reading
Climate change impacts more on women. It has a direct and amplifying effect on the violence that
intersects their lives, despite the fact that women have less impact on the environment than their male
counterparts. Women have historically resisted against the root causes of the climate crisis – from local,
everyday efforts through to directly confronting corporations, mining companies and the governments who
threaten their communities and their bodies.
Over one hundred organisations have issued a statement addressed to World Bank president, Jim Kim,
questioning the Bank Continue reading
On May 16, tens of thousands of Guatemalans took to the streets of the capital city to express their rage
with their corrupt politicians, and to demand that they all resign.