Despite Success in Politics Many Latin American Women Still Experience Gender Discrimination

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Despite Success in Politics Many Latin American Women Still Experience Gender Discrimination

The likely victory of Michelle Bachelet in Chile’s presidential elections will strengthen women’s political power in Latin America, a region where while progressing, still sees millions of women as the victims of discrimination and violence.

Despite women’s success in top positions in politics, a Latin American woman with thirteen or more years of schooling still earns 37% less than men with the same education, according to the Economic Commission for Latin America (ECLA).

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