On the surface, Latin America may look like an exception to rising gender-based violence and femicide around the world, given the region’s ratification of international conventions to protect women. Yet too many Latin American states are
lagging behind in actually implementing these measures at home
Social Inclusion, Minority Groups & Discrimination
Violence against women is a pervasive reality in the Americas. While the state has a primary responsibility in providing protection to women, what role do regular citizens play in the normalization of gender violence?