In 2009, the Dominican Republic adopted a new constitution that rolled back gains on comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services. Given the relationship between unsafe abortion and maternal mortality, the new constitution was a serious blow to women’s health and rights. Within an already...Read more
In 2009, the Dominican Republic adopted a new constitution that rolled back gains on comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services. Given the relationship between unsafe abortion and maternal mortality, the new constitution was a serious blow to women’s health and rights. Within an already...Read more
In Panama, many youth are categorically denied access to comprehensive sexuality education and the right to make decisions about their bodies. As a result, teenage pregnancy rates remain high. Although the government has signed various international commitments upholding the universal right to...Read more
In Panama, many youth are categorically denied access to comprehensive sexuality education and the right to make decisions about their bodies. As a result, teenage pregnancy rates remain high. Although the government has signed various international commitments upholding the universal right to...Read more
More than five million Bolivians live in poverty and approximately six million Bolivians are excluded from basic health services. For over two decades, CIES, IPPF/WHR’s Member Association in Bolivia, has played a lead role in addressing this critical situation. In 2009 the Bolivian government...Read more
More than five million Bolivians live in poverty and approximately six million Bolivians are excluded from basic health services. For over two decades, CIES, IPPF/WHR’s Member Association in Bolivia, has played a lead role in addressing this critical situation. In 2009 the Bolivian government...Read more
In 2010 Mexico began to recover from a deep recession, sparked by the global economic crisis. Although Mexico has the second largest economy in Latin America, persistent inequalities are a major challenge to development, with about 52% of the country’s total income held by the wealthiest 20% of the...Read more
In 2010 Mexico began to recover from a deep recession, sparked by the global economic crisis. Although Mexico has the second largest economy in Latin America, persistent inequalities are a major challenge to development, with about 52% of the country’s total income held by the wealthiest 20% of the...Read more
Peru has made major strides in recent years in regards to development, with strong economic growth and low inflation. Despite these achievements, among Peru’s more than 29 million inhabitants, great disparities persist: 54% of Peru’s population still lives in poverty, and the UNDP estimates that...Read more
Peru has made major strides in recent years in regards to development, with strong economic growth and low inflation. Despite these achievements, among Peru’s more than 29 million inhabitants, great disparities persist: 54% of Peru’s population still lives in poverty, and the UNDP estimates that...Read more