May 312010
 

Extracto de América Latina y el Caribe: Crisis económica e impactos sociales y de género. Por  Alma Espino – Norma Sanchís, Asociación para los Derechos de la Mujer y el Desarrollo (AWID) Documento completo aquí 5. ¿Cuáles serán los impactos sociales y de género? El Informe de Tendencias Mundiales del Em­pleo 2009 de OIT estima […]

May 312010
 

Excerpt from Taking a Stock: the financial crisis and development from a feminist perspective By W IDE – Netzwerk Women in Development Europe WIDE, Globablising Gender Equality and Social Justice Gender-Specific Outcomes and Consequences of the Crises The gender-specific outcomes of the crisis vary greatly depending on the country and region. There are very few […]

May 272010
 

Source: comunicaciones aliadas, Independent Information from Latin America and the Caribbean By Louisa Reynolds in Guatemala City Indigenous midwives are estimated to attend almost two-thirds of the births in Guatemala, and their work has proved vital in the recognition of indigenous peoples’ medicine. But while they play a key part of the process of coordination […]

May 272010
 

Fuente: comunicaciones aliadas Por Luisa Reynolds Sistema oficial empieza a aceptar prácticas de parto tradicionales. Se estima que las comadronas indígenas atienden casi dos tercios de los nacimientos en Guatemala, y su trabajo ha resultado vital en el reconocimiento de la medicina de los pueblos indígenas. Pero aunque desempeñan una parte clave del proceso de […]

May 252010
 

Excerpts from India’s Childhood in the “Pits”: A Report on the Impacts of Mining on Children in India Published by: Dhaatri Resource Centre for Women and Children-Samata, Visakhapatnam HAQ: Centre for Child Rights, New Delhi In partnership with: mines, minerals & PEOPLE Supported by: Terre des Hommes Germany, AEI & ASTM Luxembourg. Mining has, throughout […]

May 252010
 

Excerpt from OXFAM Research Report: Women Paying the Price: The impact of the global financial crisis on women in Southeast Asia, 2010 www.oxfam.org.uk The study found that the human costs of the current global economic crisis on people in Southeast Asia have been severe. The poor, and vulnerable and disadvantaged groups, including women, have been […]

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