June 13, 2016
US-led prohibition has exacted a high toll in Latin America. This project explores the impacts on communities in Bolivia and Paraguay, whose principal cash crops are coca and cannabis respectively.
June 13, 2016 /
Philip Fearnside, a biologist who studies the relationship between human activities, such as agriculture, and the protection of tropical forests, says that soy production threatens the Amazon forest.
October 28, 2015 /
In recent years, Bolivia has begun to confront its domestic violence problem. New laws have made important strides, but victims and families still face a maze of bureaucracy and a lack of resources.
August 14, 2015
Noah Friedman-Rudovsky and Sara Shahriari talk about their reporting project, "Critical State: Violence Against Women and Impunity in Bolivia."
August 5, 2015 /
One organization in the Bolivian city of La Paz is training women in the country's booming building sector.
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.