Ecuador recognized for its gender equality policies

The 2015 Annual Summit of Women International Perspectives (WIP) awarded Ecuador for its policies to promote the presence of women in politics and reduce gender inequalities in the country. The WIP prize was awarded to Ximena Ponce, Assemblywoman and Representative of Ecuador in...

Actress Emma Watson defends gender equality

In a moving speech, Emma Watson, British actress and Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women, made ​​a worldwide call to work together, both men and boys for gender equality. “HeforShe” is the name of the campaign launched yesterday, during the first formal appearance of the...

Femicide, an unresolved social issue

In ecuador, the police stations for women and families registered nationally, only  in 2012,  75.024 allegations for domestic violence, in 86% of the cases (64.427)  the allegations were made by women, some of them ended up being victims of femicide. Currently, the country has no...
Michelle Bachelet and President Rafael Correa

Michelle Bachelet recognized Ecuador´s Progress in Gender Equality

Following her visit to Ecuador, the former president of Chile, Michelle Bachelet recognized the progress in gender equality that this country has achieved in recent years. “No country gets an A+ grade in this matter,” but acknowledged that Ecuador’s efforts...