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  • noticia - The decisive role of women in the economic development of Latin America
  • noticia - Why don't men and women mobilize equally in Latin American cities?
  • noticia - Five challenges to achieve gender equality in Latin America
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our contribution

We promote the development and safeguard of gender equity in themes of productive empowerment, leadership, human rights, and financial access through the development of studies and financing for projects and programs with the objective of closing the existing gaps in equitable access to opportunities and competencies between men and women.

Women must have an active role in water management img - Women must have an active role in water management 31 de March de 2016

A good management of water would allow women in Latin America to access more and better opportunities 

6 recommendations to address gender issues

15 de March de 2017

In the past decade, Latin American societies have experienced radical changes where women went from having a secondary to a leading role. 

Technical education and professional training in Latin America

24 de August de 2016

The development of capital and human talent must be a priority to respond to the needs of the labor market in the region 

CAF, new member of the Gender Working Group of Multilateral Development Banks

16 de June de 2016

For the first time, the entity was invited to the World Gender Summit, which included the participation of more than 200 leaders form the private sector, governments, multilateral organizations, and the civil society 

The economic and social benefits of gender equity

02 de June de 2016

Closing the gender gap would not only imply significant advances for the development of Latin America, but would also generate important economic benefits 

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knowledge
img - Women heads of household, the ones who save the most in Latin America
Women heads of household, the ones who save the most in Latin America
Women heads of households and urban men between 40 and 50 years old, with a formal employment, are the groups with the highest financial education and greater capacity to save in Latin America,...
events
img - Hangout: public transportation and gender
Hangout: public transportation and gender
Women and men do not use public transportation in the same way. Their movement patterns have economic and social consequences. These points will guide the lecture, aimed at understanding and o...
img - Conversation: Gender equality and development in Latin America
Conversation: Gender equality and development in Latin America
CAF, Development Bank of Latin America, organizes the conversation "Gender equality and development in Latin America", on Wednesday, March 9th, to commemorate the International Women's Day. &n...