Apr 2019
Author(s): Binder, Alberto; Rúa, Gonzalo; Bravo, Juan José
Las limitaciones del acceso a la justicia en México exigen cambios importantes a la hora de definir y construir esa hoja de ruta orientada a fortalecer las instituciones de seguridad ciudadana y…
May 2018
Author(s): Mir Cervantes, Claudia; Veraza López, Alonso
Violence against women is a serious human rights issue that entrenches discrimination. The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights declares that this type of violence “contradicts the…
May 2018
Author(s): Mir Cervantes, Claudia; Veraza López, Alonso
La violencia contra las mujeres es un problema grave de derechos humanos que tiene su raíz en la discriminación. Para la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos, este tipo de violencia “…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Sutton, Heather; Baxter, Sasha
Over the past decade, Guyana has recorded impressive economic growth. Many argue that the country’s economic future looks even brighter thanks to the recent massive oil discovery. But its development…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Plenus
Dentro de los Centros de Servicios Integrados para El Empoderamiento de la Mujer, el Módulo de Educación Colectiva (MEC) se propone contribuir a eliminar las normas culturales que obstaculizan el…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Rodríguez Chamussy, Lourdes
Durante la primera década de este siglo, América Latina atravesó un período de crecimiento sostenido acompañado por una reducción de la desigualdad en el ingreso. Sin embargo, en un contexto de…
May 2017
Author(s): Peirce, Jennifer
This paper presents updated information about crime and violence in Belize, and about current and recent initiatives that address these issues, with an emphasis on youth and on Southside Belize City…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Schady, Norbert; Carneiro, Pedro; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu
We study the determinants of math achievement among children in early elementary school using data from a unique experiment. We find steep socioeconomic gradients and a substantial boy-girl gap in…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Krishna, Kala; Lychagin, Sergey; Frisancho, Verónica
Placement, both in university and in the civil service, according to performance in competitive exams is the norm in much of the world. Repeat taking of such exams is common despite the private and…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Aguayo, Francisco; Kimelman, Eduardo
Programa P es un programa socioeducativo dirigido a padres y madres que busca fortalecer sus competencias de crianza para favorecer relaciones positivas y de cercanía entre ellos y sus hijas/os. El…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Urban, Anne-Marie; Buitrago, Paola; Acuña, Nathyeli; Morrison, Andrew
The main objective of this report is to provide information on the actions undertaken and results achieved during the second year of implementation of the Gender Action Plan for Operations, 2014-2016…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Rodríguez Chamussy, Lourdes
Investments in education across countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have transformed the lives of millions of girls and the prospects of their families and societies. Unleashing the full…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Monje Silva, Andrea; Núñez, Anamaría; Subiza, Dolores
INFOGRAFÍA: En el sector de agua y saneamiento, las políticas públicas deben incorporar una perspectiva de género para asegurar su sostenibilidad. Para combatir las desigualdades, tenemos que empezar…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Monje Silva, Andrea; Núñez, Anamaría; Subiza, Dolores
INFOGRAFÍA: En el sector de agua y saneamiento, las políticas públicas deben incorporar una perspectiva de género para asegurar su sostenibilidad. Para combatir las desigualdades, tenemos que empezar…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Monje Silva, Andrea; Núñez, Anamaría; Subiza, Dolores
INFOGRÁFICO: No setor de água e saneamento, as políticas públicas precisam incorporar uma perspectiva de gênero para assegurar sua sustentabilidade. Para combater as desigualdades, temos que começar…
Feb 2015
Author(s): Streb, Jorge M.; Torrens, Gustavo
This paper develops a semiotic-inferential model of verbal communication for incomplete information games: a language is seen as a set of conventional signs that point to types, and the credibility…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
All member countries of the IDB have ratified the International Convention to Prevent, Punish, and Eradicate Violence Against Women. But to date implementation has not been sufficient to deal with…