Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Bolivia: Jeanine Añez claims presidency after ousting of Evo Morales
The Bolivian senator Jeanine Añez has declared herself the country’s interim president after the resignation of Evo Morales, even though lawmakers from his party boycotted the legislative session where she assumed office. Añez, 52, took temporary...
Thursday, November 07, 2019
Bolivia mayor has hair forcibly cut by crowd of protesters
The mayor of a small town in Bolivia has been attacked by opposition protesters who dragged her through the streets barefoot, covered her in red paint and forcibly cut her hair. Patricia Arce of the governing Mas party was handed over to police in...
Monday, March 10, 2014
Bolivian women battle against culture of harassment
Two years after the murder of an outspoken female councillor ushered in new legislation outlawing political violence against women in Bolivia, campaigners say a culture of harassment remains, as Paula Dear reports from La Paz. Juana Quispe's...
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Bolivia: Indigenous Women Seek the Political Kingdom
Photo credit: Franz Chávez/IPS A growing number of Bolivia’s indigenous women are participating in politics, ready to break the barriers of gender and ethnicity. Though spread across great distances and representing various realities,  many...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Bolivia: Women celebrate landmark approval of law against political harassment and violence
Today, we women celebrate the approval of the Law Against Political Harassment and Violence Toward Women – a historical step toward consolidating democracy in Bolivia, following some 12 years of efforts to pass this law, headed by the Association...
Thursday, March 08, 2007
Bolivia’s Political Party System and the Incentives for Pro-Poor Reform
This report examines Bolivia’s political party system in order to identify the pros and cons of advancing pro-poor reform. It also contains recommendations to members of the international development community presently formulating their country...