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Even though many survey respondents say they will not vote for a woman in the Argentine presidential elections, Senator Cristina Fernández appears to have a clear run to succeed her husband,...
On a cold Monday morning in June, some 50 women from various political backgrounds gathered in this Argentine port city to talk about gender roles inside the home. They conceived of a society in...
Description of government structure: •Chief of State: President Cristina FERNANDEZ DE KIRCHNER * •Head of Government: President Cristina FERNANDEZ DE KIRCHNER •Assembly: Argentina has a bicameral...
Hundreds of people are streaming off buses and into a dingy sports hall on the edge of town to cheer the woman everyone expects to be Argentina’s next president. To read the full article,...
At first glance, Argentina looks almost like a matriarchy. Not only is Cristina Fernández the first woman to be elected as its president, but her nearest challenger in October's election was...
Latin America is known for having its share of macho strongmen leaders, but Argentina appeared set to elect its first woman president on Sunday and residents of its cosmopolitan capital seemed...

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Expert responses Resource
This consolidated response analyzes current situation of women’s participation in local governments around the world and discusses the impact of women’s engagement in local politics.
Report / White Paper Resource
This study focuses on the activity of revising constitutions which reflects a changed perception of their importance and purposes. Changes start with constitution-making, whether as a form of...
President Cristina Fernandez Victory Front managed to remain as the leading political force nationwide on Sunday’s congressional primaries but her opponents emerged exceptionally strong in the all-...

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This Declaration, known as a pedagogic and debate work tool, is a proposal, in permanent construction, of the Declaration of Human Rights from a Gender Perspective, that integrates the progress...
Academic Paper / Article Resource
This document analyzes the changes in Latin America and the relationship between democratic governance and the reform of gender inequality practices. It provides two sections that evaluate the...

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Case Study Resource
In this document the author analyzes the legislation on political parties' electoral funding from a gender perspective in Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, Brazil and Panama.  
Guide / Training Material Resource
This toolkit provides you with resources and ideas to help focus your efforts to fight domestic violence, sexual violence and trafficking and to give you a framework for action. It contains not only...

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International Agreement and Action Plans Resource
This Report evaluates the evolution of the Cairo Program of Action, and focuses on sexual and reproductive rights and sexual and reproductive health. It identifies and analyzes the normative progress...

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30 Years of Democracy: Riding the Wave? Women’s Political Participation in Latin America. “Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, except backwards and in high heels.”

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Data and Statistics Resource
This report contains sections on the socio-political participation of women and provides statistical information on the evolution of applying gender equality policies.
Report / White Paper Resource
This paper analyzes the consideration of gender issues by political parties in Latin America and assesses circumstances under which political parties best incorporate gender demands.

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Academic Paper / Article Resource
This paper describes the experience of Argentina with gender quotas. It discusses the factors that led to its implementation, focusing particularly on the role of women in ensuring the adoption of...
A little more than two months have gone by since the most recent midterm elections were held in Argentina. Amidst widespread concern over a drop in  foreign reserves, it seems that Cristina Fernández...