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Men in rich, gender-equal countries eat more meat than women

Men in rich, gender-equal countries eat more meat than women Men in rich, gender-equal countries eat more meat than women

Men tend to eat meat more frequently than women. womena difference that increases in countries with higher equality levels gender, social development and economic development, according to a study published this Thursday in Scientific Reports. The authors of the study, led by Christopher Hopwoodof the University of Zurich (Switzerland)attribute this difference to the fact that […]

Poverty reached 57.2% of Peruvian families led by women

Poverty reached 57.2% of Peruvian families led by women Poverty reached 57.2% of Peruvian families led by women

The recession expanded the universe of nuclear households headed by a woman, as it shot up from 42%, in 2019, to 57.2%; while with respect to 2022, the increase was 3 percentage points (54.2%), according to the latest report from the National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI). Thus, “The photograph of the poor home […]

INEI: The number of households headed by women increases

INEI: The number of households headed by women increases INEI: The number of households headed by women increases

According to the report on the evolution of poverty in Peru carried out by the National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI), poor nuclear households headed by women presented an increase of three percentage points compared to 2019, reaching 57 .2% in 2023. It is also observed that within these nuclear households led by women, […]

OAS begins drafting a model law on gender equality in politics

OAS begins drafting a model law on gender equality in politics OAS begins drafting a model law on gender equality in politics

The Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM) marked this Thursday the beginning of the process of preparing a “Inter-American Model Law” on gender parity in public and political life in search of “strengthen the democracy parity in the region.” The secretary general of the Organization of American States, Luis Almagro, participated in the forum; the permanent […]

Without women, there would be no fishing: 90% of the workforce in pre-capture and post-capture is female

Without women, there would be no fishing: 90% of the workforce in pre-capture and post-capture is female Without women, there would be no fishing: 90% of the workforce in pre-capture and post-capture is female

The belief that artisanal fishing is an activity carried out solely or mainly by men is a response to the lack of visibility of the role of women in the sector, despite representing 90% of the workforce in the pre-capture and post-capture. Likewise, the importance of their work is highlighted in both stages, in which […]

Only 18% of Peruvians are banked

Only 18% of Peruvians are banked Only 18% of Peruvians are banked

Peru has improved slightly in terms of financial inclusion by gender, and climbed two positions in the list of countries with the highest proportion of banked women, placing it in fifth place, according to a report by Credicorp and Ipsos. Argentina (38%), Panama (33%), Chile (31%) and Ecuador (27%) lead the regional table; and we […]

More women in the United States are turning to abortion pills, study says

More women in the United States are turning to abortion pills, study says More women in the United States are turning to abortion pills, study says

More women in USA have turned to pills to abort in the last year despite the efforts of states with Republican governments to limit access, according to a study released this Tuesday. The Guttmacher Institute, an organization that analyzes the abortion situation, indicated that the 63% of all abortions last year were the result of […]

Sterilization is the contraceptive most used by women in Venezuela

Sterilization is the contraceptive most used by women in Venezuela Sterilization is the contraceptive most used by women in Venezuela

28% of the women who use contraceptives Venezuela have opted for female sterilization, which makes this method the most used by Venezuelan women, according to a study carried out by the Andrés Bello Catholic University (UCAB) in 2023, the results of which were presented this Wednesday. “Female sterilization remains the most frequently reported method of […]

Colombia: female miners on the hunt for the coveted emerald that will change their lives

Colombia: female miners on the hunt for the coveted emerald that will change their lives Colombia: female miners on the hunt for the coveted emerald that will change their lives

Hundreds of meters deep, in tunnels dug into the earth that reach where water is scarce. oxygen and the heat is so stifling that it is nauseating, the hammers drill in search of something green that shines. The hands that hold those tools are those of a group of 200 women Colombian women who make […]

The pink tax stirs feelings in India, seen as gender prejudice

The pink tax stirs feelings in India, seen as gender prejudice The pink tax stirs feelings in India, seen as gender prejudice

The additional cost paid by women for products with the same size and quantity with respect to their versions for men, known as the pink tax, stirred feelings in India this Wednesday with a business leader calling for a boycott of products. The invisible tax falls on feminine hygiene items, such as deodorants, disposable razors […]

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