Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas

Latin American Women Driving Region’s Prosperity

Women are increasingly becoming Latin America’s key development partners. Moms, students, working professionals and women from all walks of life are the driving force behind a gender revolution that has made huge contributions to our region’s prosperity. Over the last decade, Latin American countries have made big strides in reducing poverty and bringing down inequality. … Read more


Counting the Poor

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Historically, especially in Latin America, more effort has gone into assessing the extent of “income poverty”— whether individuals possess sufficient income to live a minimally adequate life—than into determining the extent of non-income deprivations such as access to water and sanitation, adequate educational opportunities and basic health care.

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