May 1, 2015 /
Al Jazeera America
The death of María Isabel Pillco illustrates how far the country has to go in changing a culture of domestic abuse.
March 6, 2015 /
A new move by the Bolivian government seeks to address high rates of violence against women by funding construction of shelters and improving legal aid.
February 25, 2015 /
Children and adolescents are living on the street and in shelters in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, to escape violence at home. 34 percent of Bolivian girls suffer sexual abuse before their 18th birthday.
February 22, 2015 /
Romance, love and jealousy become the motive and the justification for violence—preventing women from naming the aggressors, says a study on the coverage of violence in Bolivian media.
January 8, 2015 /
The Guardian | Global Development
Shelters, legal aid and lessons on economic self-sufficiency are helping to tackle rampant gender-based violence.
October 14, 2014
More than half of Bolivian women have experienced physical or sexual violence at the hands of an intimate partner, and the criminal justice system is often unresponsive to their plight.
October 14, 2014 /
Christian Science Monitor
Two political scandals swept headlines in Bolivia recently, giving rise to protests and a campaign to publicize past misogynistic comments or policies by political candidates.
November 6, 2012 /
The Seattle Globalist
Marcelino Coila Choque is from a family of fishermen in Peru. From his small village along Lake Titicaca, he has watched the lake's water turn opaque and the fish population plummet.
October 8, 2012 /
Peruvians and Bolivians who depend on Lake Titicaca say pollution complicates their work and even puts their livelihoods at risk. This report traces water from Andean glaciers to the lake itself.
July 18, 2012 /
Lake Titicaca finds itself at great risk from upstream urban pollution as Bolivian residents migrate from the countryside to cities, overwhelming the infrastructure and sending pollution downstream.