Hundreds of people in La Paz participated in a flash mob in La Paz in 2015 to draw attention to gender-based violence - which is a widespread problem in Bolivia. Photo: UN Women. Source: Flickr.
Of: Beata Sjödahl
In Bolivia, seven out of ten women state that they have been subjected to violence in a close relationship and since 2013, one woman has been murdered every three days in the country. The pandemic, and the restrictions it has brought, have further aggravated the situation for women as many women have been quarantined with their perpetrators.
March 8, 2022, Analysis
The theater project against patriarchal and colonial structures is founded in Bolivia by Ramiro Mendoza Quisbert and mixes theater with Andean cosmopolitanism and social critique. Photo: Gabriela Magne Widmark.
Of: Gabriela Magne Widmark
The struggle against colonial and patriarchal structures continues in Bolivia - a country that is strongly marked by its colonial history. Government initiatives lead to a slow change in society, but they are not enough. With the help of a theater project based on Andean cosmovision, norms among young adults are being questioned with the hope of a faster social change in the country.
February 23, 2022, FUF-correspondents
Bolivia's indigenous women have gained a much better position in society during Evo Morale's time in power, writes Emil Wenlöf. Photo: Soman (CC BY-SA) and private
Of: Emil Wenlöf
The situation of women in Bolivia has improved markedly over the last thirteen years. Discriminatory laws have been changed and, for the first time in history, indigenous women have taken seats in parliament and in many other public posts. But since November, the country has had a controversial interim president who changes politics and makes racist statements against the country's indigenous peoples. The concern is great among many of the country's indigenous peoples and women.
April 15, 2020, Guest chronicle
Date and time: 19 Mar, 18:00 - 19:30
CANCELED Boring News! Due to the Corona virus, Segundina Flores from Bartolina Sisa has had to cancel her trip to Europe and this seminar will therefore need to be canceled. We hope that a representative from Bartolina Sisa can come to Sweden at a later time and tell us about what is happening in Bolivia. Shortly […]
March 2, 2020, Calendar, Seminars
Following last week's elections in Bolivia, President Evo Morales is accused of electoral fraud. Several liberal debaters are demanding that aid to the country be stopped. Photo: Sebastian Baryli, Flickr
Of: Sarah Hyde
During the week, several debaters have expressed concern about Sweden's cooperation with states that do not respect human rights and democracy. Swedish arms exports to Colombia, aid to Bolivia and trade agreements with Cuba. There are some issues that have been debated.
October 30, 2019, Current debate
Of: David Scott
Sida's proposal to phase out aid to Bolivia, Colombia and Guatemala can be questioned for three reasons, writes former Sadev employee David Scott in a second reply.
March 12, 2013, Debate
Of: Jock Nyberg
It is clear that there are political reasons behind Sida's proposal to close bilateral aid to Colombia, Bolivia and Guatemala. That is the opinion of Jocke Nyberg, an independent evaluation consultant
March 6, 2013, Debate