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Xiomara Castro - Getty Images/BBC
Wednesday, December 01, 2021
Xiomara Castro Edges Closer to Honduran Presidency as Opponent Concedes
Fears that another bitterly disputed presidential election might plunge Honduras back into chaos and violence eased on Tuesday night when the governing party conceded defeat to the opposition candidate. With that, it appeared that Honduras may not...
Xiomara Castro, presidential candidate for the opposition Libre party speaks during a rally in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. Photograph: Yoseph Amaya/Reuters - The Guardian
Friday, November 26, 2021
“She’s the only option": Hondurans hope Xiomara Castro can lead the nation in a new direction
A week ahead of what may be Honduras’s most consequential election since the country’s return to democracy in 1982, the leading opposition candidate for president delivered her final address to an audience of fervent supporters. “Today we are united...
Honduras NDI
Thursday, December 01, 2016
Honduran Political Party Leaders Send Unified Message For Women’s Political Participation
“This battle will liberate us; we want to be involved in the decision making process. Women will not continue to be used as fillers,” declared Socorro Torres, coordinator of the Honduras Interparty Women’s Network (Red de Mujeres Interpartidarias de...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Women of Latin America build bridges, changing status quo in politics
In Honduras and El Salvador, a spotlight on efforts towards addressing electoral challenges through trainings for candidates.  We women represent the majority of the population. To contemplate a situation in which the majority of the population is...
Monday, November 18, 2013
General Elections in Honduras
Hondurans will cast ballots in general elections on November 24, 2013, electing a new President, 256 Members of Congress (and alternates), 40 Central American Parliamentarians (and alternates), 298 mayors, 298 deputy mayors and 2,092 councilors. In...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Violence against women in politics
Highlighting news, interviews, resources and events on violence against women in politics
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Honduras: Latin American Women Leaders Prepare to Discuss Feminisation of HIV
More than a hundred women leaders from across Latin America are preparing to advocate for greater political will and more resources to secure the development of a cohesive HIV and Aids strategy for the region at a conference in San Pedro Sula...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
New International IDEA Resource
30 Years of Democracy: Riding the Wave? Women’s Political Participation in Latin America. “Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, except backwards and in high heels.” This report examines the progress made in women’s participation at all...
Thursday, May 21, 2009
Women and Local Democracy - Lessons from Central America
This publication draws together the experiences and lessons learnt by Central American women working on promoting gender equity in local government. Opportunities and obstacles for women presented by decentralisation are explored with reference to...
Friday, June 06, 2008
How to promote a gender equality policy within a political party
This consolidated response analyses what a gender equality policy means and the key steps as well as concrete measures for developing a political party gender equality policy.
Monday, April 21, 2008
Declaration of Human Rights from a Gender Perspective
This Declaration, known as a pedagogic and debate work tool, is a proposal, in permanent construction, of the Declaration of Human Rights from a Gender Perspective, that integrates the progress related to human rights since 1948. It presents the...
Saturday, April 19, 2008
Democratic Governance and Gender: Possible Linkages
This document analyzes the changes in Latin America and the relationship between democratic governance and the reform of gender inequality practices. It provides two sections that evaluate the concept of governance, and the reflection on the...