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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 

Results of a CAF study on demand and gender management strategies for sustainable mobility were presented to Mexico City’s new authorities

04 de December de 2018

CAF—development bank of Latin America—presented the conclusions of a study that identified differences in mobility between men and women based on a context of traditional gender roles, as well as the challenges and opportunities of implementing...

UNDP and CAF join forces to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls

20 de November de 2018

The initiative directly addresses the urgent need to support states and partners in Latin America, which is home to 14 of the 25 countries with the highest femicide rates worldwide

CAF supports the third edition of the campaign “Violence-free Relationships. 50 Days of Reflection”

22 de October de 2018

The multilateral agency provides technical support to a joint initiative implemented nationwide by public and private institutions to promote relationships free of violence among teenagers and young people.

USD 50-million line of credit for Santander Brazil to increase financing for SMEs led by women

03 de August de 2018

The goal is to reduce the gender gap in access to products in the country’s financial system and contribute to the productive transformation across the nation

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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...