Tag Results for "Gender Equality"
Despite recent gains, the wage gap between men and women in Latin America still prevails, according to a new Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) study entitled “New Century, Old Disparities,” which compares surveys of representative households in 18 Latin American and Caribbean countries. continue reading »
Yesterday, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs Patricia Espinosa signed the U.S.-Mexico Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Promotion of Gender Equality continue reading »
For the first time in 22 years, women in the Mexican Army are being trained as paratroopers. In 1989, the army suspended training for female paratroopers, not specifying the reason(s). But for 71 women among the 270 recruits, that training is open to them once more. continue reading »