By building on and coordinating its strong regional and cross-cutting programming, the Wilson Center's work on gender brings together experts from around the world to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing women today, from economic and political empowerment to the right to life and health.
Accessing Justice: Femicide and the Rule of Law in Latin America
The Wilson Center's project Accessing Justice: Femicide and the Rule of Law in Latin America, examines gender-based violence in Latin America with a focus on its most extreme form, femicide—the killing of a woman due to her gender—through a rule of law perspective. When and why are laws insufficient to protect women, and how can we reduce and eliminate barriers to implementation?Learn more
Sarah B. Barnes
Project Director, Maternal Health Initiative
Program Director, Middle East Program
Distinguished Fellow and President Emerita, Wilson Center
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