political participation

Armonización legislativa: condición necesaria para enfrentar el cambio climático y conservar la biodiversidad con igualdad de género

La Evaluación de Género y Desarrollo Sostenible en la Península de Yucatán, México (EGEDS-PY) es una iniciativa de la Oficina Regional de México, América Central y el Caribe (ORMACC) y la Oficina Global de Género (OGG) de la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN). En su fase inicial, la EGEDS-PY recopiló información […]

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Women historically have been, and remain, marginalized from the highest echelons of political power. As a result, their experiences, perspectives, leadership, and potential are untapped in governance. In international peacemaking, women are grossly underrepresented, especially in high-level processes. There are growing calls – by both international policymakers and feminists – to do more to include […]

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A lack of access to natural resources, including minerals, water and land, is often the underlying cause of many conflicts around the world. When managed properly however, as part of a peacebuilding strategy, these same resources can also be utilized, and their benefits shared to generate sustainable livelihoods that help guarantee peace and achieve sustainable […]

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This document considers the intersectionality of race and gender with respect to political participation, using Uruguay as a case study. This presentation provides thorough background information about racism throughout Latin America and how this racism has particularly impacted Afro-descendant women in this region. This is vital to understand for projects taking place in this region with these communities. 

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