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
Para leer en español, hacer click aquí I recently visited the re-opened Mauritiushuis, an art museum in The Hague, Holland, where I was able to appreciate some amazing paintings. One in particular caught my attention; a Rembrandt painting called Two Moors, dating back to 1661. It is a very unusual painting for its time given that African descendants were rarely the object … [Read more...] about “Two Moors” by Rembrandt, just good intentions?
International Day of the World’s Indigenous People By Hans Shulz* Para leer en español, haz clik aquí August 9th marks the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, a time to celebrate the contributions of the approximately 370 million diverse global indigenous cultures. And to celebrate, I want to reflect on an experience that allowed my team to work with an … [Read more...] about More than just writing checks: volunteerism celebrates indigenous people
Para leer en español, haz clik aquí At one point in my development career I faced the challenge of actively including the private sector in every community-level development operation in my portfolio. What started as a requirement became a passion. In part, because companies brought important know-how in business development, economic development and job creation – primary … [Read more...] about Could companies be genuinely interested in equality or is just marketing?