Last Update: December 2017
Institutional Framework Database for Social Policy
in Latin America and the Caribbean
women
The Social Development Division has amongst its goals to contribute to the diagnosis of the social situation of the Latin American and Caribbean population and to focus its interest in specific groups in different countries in the region.


Latin America and the Caribbean (30 countries): governing institutions that articulate the protection of women's rights
Countries Year of creation Institutional Framework Institutional Framework dependence
Antigua and Barbuda n.d. Ministry of Social Transformation and Human Resource Development Ministry of Social Transformation and Human Resource Development
Argentina 1999 Ministry of Social Development Ministry of Social Development
Bahamas n.d. Ministry of Social Services and Community Development of the Ministerial Cabinet - Gender Office Ministry of Social Services and Community Development of the Ministerial Cabinet
Belize 1990 Ministry of Human Development, Social Transformation and Poverty Alleviation Ministry of Human Development, Social Transformation and Poverty Alleviation
Bolivia (Plur. State of) n.d. Vice Ministry of Equal Opportunities Ministry of Justice
Brazil 2016 National Secretary of Policies for Women Ministry of Human Rights
Chile 2015 Ministry of Women and Gender Equity Ministry of Women and Gender Equity
Colombia 1999 Presidential Counseling for the Equity of Women Office of the president or vicepresident or presidential appointee
Costa Rica 1994 National Institute of Women National Institute of Women
Cuba n.d. National Committee-Federation of Cuban Women (FMC) Office of the president or vicepresident or presidential appointee
Dominica n.d. Ministry of Social Services, Family and Gender Affairs Ministry of Social Services, Family and Gender Affairs
Ecuador 1997 National Council for Gender Equality Office of the president or vicepresident or presidential appointee
El Salvador 1996 Salvadoran Institute for the Development of Women Ministry of Social Development
Guyana n.d. Office of Women's Affairs Ministry of Labour, Human Services & Social Security
Haiti n.d. Ministry of the Status of Women and the Rights of Women Ministry of the Status of Women and the Rights of Women
Honduras 1999 National Institute of Women
National Institute of Women
Jamaica n.d. Office of the Prime Minister Bureau of Women’s Affairs Ministry of Culture, Gender,
Entertainment and Sport
Mexico 2015 National Institute of Women National Institute of Women
Nicaragua n.d. Ministry of women Ministry of Women
Panama 2008 National Institute of Women
Office of the president or vicepresident or presidential appointee
Paraguay 2012 Ministry of Women Ministry of Women
Peru 1996 Ministry of Women and Vulnerable populations Ministry of Women and Vulnerable populations
Dominican Republic 2010 Ministry of Women Ministry of Women
Saint Kitts and Nevis n.d. Department of Gender Affairs Ministry of Community Development, Culture and Gender Affairs
Saint Vicent and the Grenadines n.d. Gender Affairs Department Ministry of National Mobilization, Social Development, Family, Gender Affairs, Persons with Disabilities and Youth
Saint Lucia n.d. Department of Gender Relations Ministry of Health, Wellness, Family Affairs, National Mobilization, Human Services and Gender Relations
Surinam n.d. National Bureau for Gender Policy Ministry of Home Affairs
Trinidad and Tobago n.d. Gender Bureau Division Ministry of Gender, Youth and Child Development
Uruguay 2005 INational Institute of Women Ministry of Social Development
Venezuela (Bol. Rep. of) 2009 Ministry of Popular Power for Women and Gender Equality Ministry of Popular Power for Women and Gender Equality

 

 

 

Source: Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), based on official information reported by governments of the region.
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