Does Nicaragua match up to its Global Gender Gap Report ranking on women’s rights?

Nicaragua has been ranked as one of the most gender-equal countries in the world, but the reality on the ground is that Nicaraguan women don’t have it all that easy. Follow Eye On Latin America on Twitter @eola_blog for regular updates and … Continue reading Does Nicaragua match up to its Global Gender Gap Report ranking on women’s rights?

Women-only carriages in São Paulo Metro trains: the solution to harassment?

São Paulo State legislators approve the measure after continued complaints of sexual harassment, but is this a real remedy or just a stop-gap measure covering up a deeper social ill? Follow Eye On Latin America on Twitter @eola_blog for regular updates and … Continue reading Women-only carriages in São Paulo Metro trains: the solution to harassment?