The feminist movement in Colombia has a long and complex history. Its collective political activities have constructed different subjects made up of multiple identities and political perspectives, yet they have always been united by their desire for peace and their spirit of revolt, writes Erika Rodríguez Gómez (LSE Centre for Women, Peace, and Security).
Policy innovations in Santiago de Chile show that decent work comes from supporting not repressing informal entrepreneurs
Poverty is the consequence and not the cause of informal entrepreneurship, and vulnerable populations must be supported rather than repressed in their efforts to escape poverty and low-quality work, writes Pablo Navarrete (LSE Geography and Environment).
Del feminismo sufragista al insurgente: la rebeldía de las mujeres como clave para la paz en Colombia
El movimiento feminista en Colombia cuenta con una larga y compleja trayectoria. En su accionar político colectivo ha construido sujetos diversos, constituidos por múltiples identidades y opciones políticas, cuyo punto de encuentro es la aspiración por la paz y la rebeldía, escribe Erika Rodríguez Gómez (LSE Centre for Women, Peace, and Security).
The inspirational successes of early Chavismo may have blinded broadly pro-Chávez academics like me to later failings and excesses, but the democratic slide under Maduro has been a tipping point, writes Asa Cusack. • n.b. republished courtesy of The Guardian; Creative Commons licence does not apply
Co-financing, joint procurement, and capacity building can help Latin America and the Caribbean defeat preventable childhood diseases
LSE postgraduate Mario Jiménez, recently selected by Forbes Magazine as one of the 30 most influential young professionals in European healthcare, explains how the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation has reduced costs, increased access, and bolstered the sustainability of immunisation programmes in the region and beyond.
Ecuador’s election of the Global South’s first wheelchair-using president can drive vital debate on disability and development
For the international disability community, Lenín Moreno’s presidency has the potential to cement the future of what disability and development means, not only in Ecuador, but also in other developing countries around the world, write Terhas Clark and Alejandra Carvajal.
Grassroots initiatives and the UK government’s Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative (PSVI) have the potential to contribute to transformative justice for survivors of sexual and gender-based violence against women, writes Christine Chinkin.
The experience of Bolivians in Chile reveals the need for inclusive, human-rights based migration policies
Bolivians in Chile face discrimination in multiple aspects of their everyday lives, but Chile can avoid the anti-migrant politics on the rise in the US and Europe by taking the lead on inclusive, intercultural, human-rights based migration policies, writes Megan Ryburn.