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10 Jul
  • By Eve Dolkart
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Empowering Honduran Women to Empower Each Other: “Leaning in” to Equality

The National Congress of Honduras recently passed new legislation promoting equal pay for men and women performing equal work. Since the mid-nineties, Honduran leaders have signed into effect laws to encourage gender equality, including the Domestic Violence Act and the Equal Opportunities for Women Act. These, along with the newest equal pay law, are crucial […]

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30 Jan
  • By Gina Cappuccitti
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Reflections: Half the Sky

For anyone who keeps up with Nicholas Kristof’s journalism, some of the stories that he brings up in the book will be very familiar and the topics certainly will not come as a surprise. I especially enjoyed learning more about Edna Adan, a bold and compassionate woman from Somaliland who I had read about a […]

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29 Jan
  • By Gina Cappuccitti
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Why Opportunity Means Everything to Me

I can think of few authors that could open Adelante’s Book of the Month Club better than Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. While their work doesn’t focus on Latin America, their arguments align closely with the principles upon which Adelante was founded. Like Kristof and WuDunn, Adelante upholds the idea that the greatest barrier between […]

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