Latin America and the Caribeean

Eliminate violence against women

Blog: “A Woman Has To Like It” And Other Myths of Machismo

The experience or threat of harassment and abuse are very real and present in the everyday lives of women across the world. A powerful personal blog on how we can all fight the social norms that enable violence against women.

Photo: Arturo Cañedo - Oxfam

Blog: Latin America remains the most unequal region in the world

Although income inequality has fallen in recent years, Latin America remains the most unequal region in the world. Our team of experts there reviews how to tackle such extreme inequality.

Emelina Dominguez tending to her vegetables. Honduras, 14 January 07. Photo: Gilvan Barreto/Oxfam

Blog: Fighting inequality in Latin America: The road ahead

Latin America is proof that the global trend of rising economic inequality can be reversed, if the political will exists. Despite historically being the most unequal region in the world, it is the only region that has managed to reduce inequality during the past decade.

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