Chilean Women Chalk Up Income Gains

Ten years after the U.N. called for the strengthening of women’s economic rights, Chilean women’s work-force participation lags Latin America. But some analysts say that’s not such a bad thing. The second of a seven-part series on the Beijing Platform.

Chileans Facing Up to Domestic Violence

In Latin America–as elsewhere in the world–domestic violence peaks during the holidays. The Chilean government has begun to face up to the problem, but advocates say stiffer laws are needed to prevent what new data reveal is an epidemic rate of abuse.