A strategy for action One of the main challenges we face in reducing gender-based violence in Latin America and the Caribbean is the low number of women who look for institutional support when they suffer from it. According to the results of various surveys in the region, between 50% and 80% of the victims don't look for any kind of assistance at all. There are many … [Read more...] about Improving assistance for gender-based violence survivors
Violencia de género
What the evidence tells us In the past few decades, significant effort has been devoted to designing and implementing programs and policies to eliminate sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). Nevertheless, a high level of SGBV persists in all countries in the region. We still know very little about what works, for whom and under what conditions. This is true for both … [Read more...] about What does it take to prevent and respond to sexual and gender-based violence?
Artist, activist and feminist Lorena Wolffer is a Mexican artist and cultural activist. Throughout her career, she has dedicated herself to the intersection between artistic proposals and forms of feminist activism. Her projects aim to address issues related to the cultural production of gender and erase the boundaries between the so-called "high" and "low" culture. Through … [Read more...] about Lorena Wolffer: art against gender-based violence