When it comes to data to assess disability inclusion, rather than a scarcity of information; great amounts of data are readily available from many sources. So much so, that policymakers may be overwhelmed with the options. While these sources are not interchangeable, each has value in and of itself. Moreover, the data sources can be articulated as if they were parts of a … [Read more...] about Too little or too much data to address disability inclusion?
“Soccer is not for girls” I was almost 10 years old when I started playing soccer. That year, my dad traveled for work to France and came back home with souvenirs for me and my brother from France ’98. I got a stuffed toy of the mascot, and my brother got the official soccer ball. He had never actually played the sport competitively. The year after that, my school’s … [Read more...] about Women’s Soccer Worldcup: To Women and Girls, Soccer is Much More than a Game
Closing the gender gap represents an untapped potential for growth, as well as creating opportunities for women in the region to achieve their full potential in their personal and professional lives. In a recently published book by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) that gathers evidence for countries in the Southern Cone - Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay … [Read more...] about Three key ingredients to achieve gender equity and growth
What does a woman leader look like? In Let's talk equality we had the chance to interview women who are leaders in what they do, but in very different ways. Different nationalities, jobs, and life stories are reflected in these brief portraits of women who have a lot to teach us. 1. Lidia Huayllas: “Prejudices have been left behind, now we can only move … [Read more...] about Three Interviews with Female Leaders You Can’t Miss
The problem with masculinity Most interventions directed at intimate partner violence are focused on responding to the violence and offering support to victims once it has already happened; but fewer focus on its prevention. To reduce intimate partner violence, it is necessary to direct our efforts towards the most common perpetrators: men. How? There are multiple ways to do … [Read more...] about Promoting healthy masculinities – via Whatsapp?