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29 November 2016 | Infographic
Violence against women is a form of discrimination, directed against a woman because she is a woman or that affects women disproportionally. This violence seriously inhibits women's ability to enjoy their human rights and freedoms on a bsis of equality with men.
24 de October de 2016 | Infographic
La carga global de trabajo de las mujeres es mayor que la de los hombres. Además, la mayor parte de ese trabajo no es remunerado, lo que restringe su autonomía económica.
24 de October de 2016 | Infographic
La democracia paritaria es un objetivo de desarrollo. En la región existe una participación desigual de las mujeres en la toma de decisiones.
24 de October de 2016 | Infographic
En promedio, al menos 12 mujeres son asesinadas diariamente en la región por el hecho de ser mujeres. Los feminicidios ocasionados en el ámbito de las relaciones de pareja constituyen la forma más dramática de violencia contra la mujer.
24 de October de 2016 | Infographic
La desigualdad distributiva es un obstáculo para la autonomía económica de las mujeres. Más de la mitad de las mujeres de la región no tiene ingresos propios o sus salarios son inferiores a un salario mínimo.
24 de October de 2016 | Infographic
El trabajo de cuidado se realiza en condiciones de desprotección y desigualdad y un 94% de quienes lo ejercen de forma remunerada son mujeres. Políticas que lo distribuyan y garanticen los derechos de las personas que lo requieren y proveen son fundamentales para el desarrollo sostenible.
16 November 2015 | Infographic
Femicide is the most dramatic expression of violence against women. According to official data from the region’s countries compiled by the Gender Equality Observatory for Latin America and the Caribbean of ECLAC, 1903 women were murdered because of their gender in fifteen Latin American countries and three Caribbean nations in 2014.
11 November 2015 | Infographic
Violence against women in Latin America and the Caribbean must be addressed comprehensively by States, taking into account factors of economic, social and cultural inequality that operate in society and in the power relations between men and women.
9 September 2015 | Infographic
This infographic is part of a series produced by ECLAC to assess the degree of compliance with the Millenium Development Goals (MDG) in Latin America and the Caribbean.
9 September 2015 | Infographic
This infographic is part of a series produced by ECLAC to assess the degree of compliance with the Millenium Development Goals (MDG) in Latin America and the Caribbean.
27 February 2015 | Infographic
Despite the rapid incorporation of women into the labor market since the 1970s, inequalities remain in the quality of jobs and access to them. In the region this is clearly manifested in the limited presence of women in executive positions at major companies. ECLAC reviewed the situation of 72 such businesses.
13 November 2014 | Infographic
Latin America and the Caribbean is the second-largest region in the world in terms of adolescent fertility, only surpassed by sub-Saharan Africa. Furthermore, this phenomenon is more recurrent among the lower-income population, contributing to the intergenerational cycle of poverty.
29 August 2014 | Infographic
Five female presidents govern today in Latin American and Caribbean countries, and the number of women legislators, judges and mayors has increased in recent years. But these leaders represent no more than 26% of the total, on average, according to data from ECLAC’s Gender Equality Observatory. The Commission provides here the latest data on women’s participation in different spheres of political power.