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Latin America/Caribbean - Regional
Agencia Latinoamericana de Informacíon (ALAI) Mujeres
Provides information, documents and links with an emphasis on social activism. Separate sections provide documents about women and globalization, the economy, politics, human rights, communication, and diversity. Parts of the site are also available in English and Portuguese.
CLADEM: Latin American and Caribbean Committee for the Defense of Women's Rights
In Spanish, Portuguese, and English. This network is constituted by individuals and women's groups working in defense of the women's rights in Latin America and in the Caribbean from a socio-judicial perspective.
Inter-American Commission on Women (IACW)
In Spanish and English. this specialized organization of the Organization of American States is the principal forum for generating hemispheric policy to advance women's rights and gender equality. Online reports and documents available following he link "Documents."
Red Feminista Latinoamericana y del Caribe contra la Violencia Doméstica y Sexual
In Spanish. Affiliated with Isis International, the network disseminates information on issues of violence against women and sexuality for the women in the region. The site has links to its newsletter El Boletín and to the Isis International newsletter InterRedes, both in full text. Directory of women's organizations and institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean is also available online.
Latin America/Caribbean - Argentina
Asociación Madres de Plaza de Mayo
One of the two factions and a more radicalized of the original Argentinean mothers group, it has fought for the right to re-unite with their abducted children. This comprehensive site offers information on social movements, social conflicts with focus on Latin America. Hebe de Bonafide is the leader of the association.
Latin America/Caribbean - Brazil
Cidadania, Estudo, Pesquisa, Informação, e Ação (CEPIA)
In Portuguese and English, CEPIA works and advocates on issues of health, sexual and reproductive rights, violence and access to justice, poverty and employment. The site has many online publications on Brazilian women's rights and human rights and links to Brazilian and international women's organizations.
Núcleo de Estudos de Gênero - Pagu
A premier research center on gender in Brazil, Pagu is affiliated with the Universidade Estadual de Campinas, São Paulo. It promotes interdisciplinary research with focus on gender and women's issues in Brazil and Latin America.
Rede Social de Justiça e Defesa dos Direitos Humanos (Social Network for Justice and Human Rights)
Rede Social de Justiça e Defesa dos Direitos Humanos aims to respond combat human rights violations occurring in Brazil by documenting examples of abuse, floating petitions, and partnering with other national and international organizations committed to the protection of human rights.
Sempreviva Organização Feminista (SOF)
A feminist NGO established in 1963 in São Paulo, it is committed towards feminist politics that addresses the gender relations and empowerment of women, policies, and reproductive rights.
Latin America/Caribbean - Chile
Centro de Estudios de la Mujer
In Spanish and English. This independent, non-profit organization established in 1984, conducts research, training, communication and consulting programs, concentrating on women labor and employment, citizenship and political participation, and public policy planning.
Latin America/Caribbean - Costa Rica
Latin America/Caribbean - Mexico
Latin America/Caribbean - Peru
Centro de la Mujer Peruana Flora Tristán
In Spanish. This organization advocates women's political participation and addresses structural problems that restrict women's rights. The site contains the center's campaign material and documents representing their foci: education, health, adolescent pregnancy, motherhood, and poverty.