An Agenda in Motion: Women’s Issues in Latin American Higher Education

Alma Maldonado-Maldonado, Felicitas Acosta

Abstract


Women in Latin America have experienced physical and psychological violence; discrimination; lack of equal opportunities; less recognition for their work, abilities, and capacities. The #MeToo and Time's Up movements (2017) are dealing with the issue of women's role in present-day society and highlight cases of male power towards women. This article offers a reflection on this discussion at universities in the region.


Keywords


Mexico; Brazil; gender;#MeToo; Latin America

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2018.0.10552

 

 

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