CLAM - Principal  
In 14/08/2013

The meaning of silence

During his apostolic journey to Rio de Janeiro for the 28th World Youth Day, Pope Francis did not repeat the Vatican’s old rhetoric. Instead, he remained silent about sexual issues like abortion and same-sex marriage. But to what extent the Pope"s remarks on some topics and his silence on others will come to represent significant changes in the doctrine of the Catholic Church?
Por el mundo  
In 08/08/2013

Survey on sexual activism and the internet

Has the internet become an indispensable tool for feminist and LGBTQI advocacy? How savvy are sexual rights activists in handling the legal and technical issues that come along when they use the internet? How do they negotiate online threats and restrictions? Activists from around the world addressed these and other questions through a global online survey on sexual rights work and the internet.
América Latina  
In 08/08/2013

Sexuality, Health and Society

The number of articles and topics on this issue of Sexuality, Health and Society represent an enhancement with regard to the journal’s stated purpose, as a space for the confluence of debates which, through diverse approaches, explore cultural and political dimensions of sexuality in Latin American countries––in this issue represented by Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico and Uruguay.
Por el mundo  
In 17/07/2013


The IUCN Global Gender Office is the institutional anchor of IUCN´s work on gender equality and women’s empowerment.
In 20/06/2013

Queering Paradigms 5 in Quito

Under the title Queering Narratives of Modernity this conference will explore the intersection of queer and de-colonial studies. Quito, Ecuador, February 2014. Deadline for proposals: August 26, 2013
In 13/06/2013

Notes on current revisions of the Brazilian bill against homophobia

Federal Magistrate Roger Raupp Rios examines––in the perspective of Brazilian anti-discrimination law, and other important normative frameworks – the foundation and details of current revisions to the Federal Congress Bill Nº 122, which seeks to curb intolerance, hatred and discrimination in Brasil. (Texto in Portuguese)
Por el mundo  
In 12/06/2013

Rape as a global phenomenon

The recent wave of rapes in Brazil, India, Egypt and the US validates that rape is a global phenomenon, though any individual experience of rape is deep-rooted in a social and political context, which also affects the ways in which the victim, the perpetrator, their families, and local institutions react and represent what happened, experts say.
Por el mundo  
In 28/05/2013

Call for Papers - Post-Transitional Fertility in Developing Countries: Causes and Implications

For almost 70 years the idea of the demographic transition has been central to our understanding of global population dynamics. After many decades of relevance, however, the utility of the demographic transition model for anticipating the future is rapidly diminishing.what can we expect in the future in the low fertility regions of the world?
América Latina  
In 28/05/2013

Labor rights for housekeepers

According to the International Labor Organization, demand for household labor in on the rise around the world. This, however, has not meant an improvement in work conditions. Uruguay, Bolivia, Brazil, and Chile have taken important steps, but other countries in the region seem reluctant to recognize housekeepers’ labor rights. (Text in spanish)
In 28/05/2013

Homophobic hate crimes in Mexico

The report Crímenes de odio por homofobia: un concepto en construcción (2012), by Rodrigo Parrini Roses and Alejandro Brito Lemus, is now available for download. The volume presents research findings instrumental to protect the human rights of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and trans persons (LGBT) in Mexico. (Text in spanish)
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