Para leer en español, haz click aquí Since 2010, the world has witnessed a tremendous civil society uprising in the U.S. as a result of the deaths of unarmed black men and women in the hands of the police. We all have heard about the high profile cases of Freddie Gray, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin, or the recent suspicious case of Sandra Bland. The hashtag … [Read more...] about Should criminal justice systems use race or ethnicity-based data? (Part 1)
The world celebrates the International Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development on May 21st in many different ways, but with a common goal of deepening our understanding of the values of cultural diversity through dialogue and efforts to combat polarization and stereotypes. My way of contributing to this dialogue is recommending a reading and the photographic … [Read more...] about Cultural diversity and color: persistent pigmentocracies
Para leer en español, haz clic aquí Follow @luanaozemela Follow @vivianro17 Last year the IDB hosted the screening and panel discussion of Madame Presidenta: Why not US?, a documentary that asks what would it take to elect a female President in the US, like Brazil did in 2010. Recent data about the 2014 Brazilian election suggests another question: is Brazil the example to … [Read more...] about The effects of money, gender and race on electoral success
Para leer en español, haz clic aquí Ten women prepare themselves: hair, makeup, clothes, and posture. They practice proper cadence for scripted answers to questions they will soon be asked. Each of them will say she arrived in Lima from an Andean town seeking a brighter future for her two children. Her partner is returning after being away for six months for work, and they do … [Read more...] about Mestizo or indigenous: would you treat me differently?
Para leer en español, haz click aquí Follow @LoretoSetien Our blog, your blog Let´s talk about equality is living its first end of the year. Born in March, in commemoration of the International Women's Day, in these 10 months of life it has grown thanks to your interest and commitment to equality in our region. The 74 posts written by the IDB´s Gender and Diversity … [Read more...] about Most popular posts of 2014