Gender and Diversity

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Paraguay: 8 out of 10 women communicators and journalists suffered sexual harassment during their careers, survey shows

"A survey that addresses the situation of women press workers, both communicators and journalists, indicates, according to preliminary data, that 60% say that they have been victims of sexual harassment at some point in their career. A total of 22.9% answered that they may have suffered sexual harassment and 17.1% answered that they had not. […]

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IACHR Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression calls on the States to address the challenges of freedom of expression and gender

"In the framework of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women [Nov. 25], the Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression (SRFOE) of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) warns about the persistence of structural obstacles and discriminatory practices that limit the exercise of women's right to freedom of […]

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Brazil: Organizations create guide for journalists and communicators about the scenario of reproductive injustice for Black girls and women

"The guide for journalists and communicators "Brazilian Scenario of Reproductive Injustice for Black Women and Girls" was launched last on Nov. 11 by the Feminist Health Network, Portal Catarinas, Curumim Group and Anis (Institute of Bioethics and Human Rights). In a perspective of greater political and media incidence and with the support of the NGO […]

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Journalist sues CNN Brasil for structural racism

"Reporter Fernando Henrique de Oliveira, who worked in 2020 as a correspondent in New York for CNN Brazil, is suing the broadcaster for structural racism. The case was revealed by Piauí magazine in a feature story based on the lawsuit, which is now being kept under secrecy. The lawsuit does not accuse any specific person […]

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Data Against Feminicide promotes series of webinars 'Visibilities: art and feminicide data'

"Beyond conventional visualizations, in what other ways can we mobilize the political and affective potential of feminicide data? This November, commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Data Against Feminicide invites you to approach other ways to communicate and disseminate feminicide data, focusing on the visibilities and artistic practices that have […]

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Mexico: 21 women journalists displaced due to violence, according to research by gender organization

"Comunicación e Información de la Mujer (CIMAC, by its Spanish acronym) presented the research paper 'Dejar todo: Diagnóstico sobre mujeres periodistas en situación de desplazamiento forzado interno en México y de las obligaciones del Estado en materia de atención, prevención y protección' (Leaving everything behind: Diagnosis of women journalists in a situation of forced internal displacement […]

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The feminist and rebellious journalism of Mexican Lydia Cacho

"On her way through Barcelona to present her memoir 'Cartas de amor y rebeldía [letters of love and rebellion]', Lydia Cacho explains in an interview with EFE that women journalists of her generation were pioneers 'in a men's industry where women were not welcome.' 'We lived in a world under a male gaze,' the Mexican […]

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Award-winning Guatemalan journalist: the challenge is to convince the media 'not to be afraid' of addressing inclusivity issues

"Daniel Villatoro speaks the same way he has lived: with passion, criteria, perseverance, and maturity. He is only 29 years old and has not only led a growing LGBT rights organization in Guatemala, launched a magazine that addresses these issues, won various awards, but is also one of the five winners of the “Journalist of […]

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Women, relegated in Latin American literature and journalism (UNESCO)

"Women continue to be relegated in literary production and journalism, occupying around 30% of those spaces, according to a study by UNESCO and the International PEN organization and carried out in five Latin American countries. The report "Women in command of the word", presented this Monday, April 11 in Mexico City, documents the situation of […]

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Change the story of women in Latin America with constructive journalism through projects such as #CambiaLaHistoria

"One in four girls in Mexico experiences sexual violence before the age of 18, one in five Mexican women between the ages of 15 and 17 drops out of school because they are pregnant, and 32% of Guatemalan women cannot read or write. The violence suffered by women in Mexico and Central America has many […]