‘Ready for the lists’, say Uruguayan women

A new series of commercials featuring public figures, as well as workshops and support for women politicians from all parties, and a project to broaden the current quota law are all stimulating the participation of women in decision-making in Uruguay. ...more

Domestic workers’ rights move closer to becoming reality worldwide

As the International Labour Organization Convention 189 on domestic work turns two, a look at how Governments, unions and the private sector, supported by UN Women, are working towards ensuring that this female-dominated profession is regulated and worker’s rights are protected. ...more

Uruguay's Version of Sangria

It's called Clericot (pronounced Clair-ih-co) my Jet Setter friends...and on the beaches in Punta del Este, Uruguay it is the drink of choice! Bottom line, it's very much like a white wine version of Spanish Sangria. ...more