LATIN AMERICA’S SOCIAL POLICIES HAVE GIVEN WOMEN A BOOST

UN-Women-629x472Latin America’s Social Policies Have Given Women a Boost.

Although they do not specifically target women, social policies like family allowances and pensions have improved the lives of women in Latin America, the region that has made the biggest strides so far this century in terms of gender equality, although there is still a long way to go.

Luiza Carvalho of Brazil, U.N. Women’s regional director for the Americas and the Caribbean, said that can be seen in each report by her agency.

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