The Latin American and Caribbean Committee
The Latin American and Caribbean Committee for the Defense of Women’s Right (CLADEM), is a network of women’s rights organisations and activists, which was established in 1987 in Costa Rica after a sequence of discussions at the 3rd World Conference on Women of the United Nations in Nairobi. CLADEM advances women’s human rights and gender equality issues by monitoring international treaties, proposing legislative reforms, undertaking research and training, and organising group actions where needed. Key to CLADEM’s ability to monitor legislation and gender-related policy, as well as undertake their own advocacy and campaign work, is data and evidence.
Achieving gender equality through