Pink Does Not Equal Gender Equity The color pink continues to reign strong when we talk about gender equity. To many brands and organizations, bright pink signifies their product or organization's commitment to improving women’s lives. “We are SO excited to unveil our brand-new, dazzlingly pink logo to celebrate Women's History Month and International … [Read more...] about Universal Policies: Secret Tools to Close Gender and Diversity Gaps
A House for Trans People
Trans People and Access to Housing What does your home mean to you? For some, it is a place to grow, learn, and find a supportive environment with family members. A home is also the infrastructure that protects from weather, rain, and external dangers. Unfortunately, for trans people, the concept of home is often linked to discrimination and exclusion so painful that it … [Read more...] about A House for Trans People
A New Push for Gender, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the Boards of IDB and IDB Invest: Why It Matters
At the end of 2022, the Boards of Executive Directors of the IDB and IDB Invest approved the formation of a Working Group on Gender, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (GDEI). They recognized the group as an opportunity to improve development outcomes by striving for equal representation, voice and rights – especially given the fact that over the past decade, women have held an … [Read more...] about A New Push for Gender, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the Boards of IDB and IDB Invest: Why It Matters
IDB Lab: 30 Years Innovating to Advance Gender Equality in Latin America and the Caribbean
The news of the day typically brings examples of how we continue to treat men, women, and those who identify as non-binary differently. These serve as constant reminders of the pervasive challenges we face as societies in our pursuit of gender equality. The IDB’s latest sector publication, the Gender and Diversity Sector Framework, quantifies the sizeable gender gaps that the … [Read more...] about IDB Lab: 30 Years Innovating to Advance Gender Equality in Latin America and the Caribbean
What If There Were 100 Women in Latin America and the Caribbean?
Eight years ago, the IDB tried to illustrate what Latin America and the Caribbean would look like if it was populated by only 100 people. This exercise gave us a perspective on many aspects of the living conditions of the population in the region: from how diverse it is, to the lack of access to basic services that a substantial percentage of it suffers. On this … [Read more...] about What If There Were 100 Women in Latin America and the Caribbean?