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Publication Date

Spring 2016

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Bolivia: Multiculturalism, Globalization, and Social Change

Abstract

Bolivia uno de los países en latinoamérica que tiene una gran cantidad de feminicidios o mujeres asesinadas por hombres debido a su género y relación afectiva. Hay muchos problemas sobre las violaciones de derechos humanos que sufren las mujeres en razón de género. Con el enfoque de derechos de las víctimas y sus familiares, esta investigación pretende descubrir si ellas, tienen acceso a justicia en el sistema judicial de Bolivia . Específicamente analizando el efecto de antes y después de la ley 348: La Ley Integral Para Garantizar a Las Mujeres Una Vida Libre de Violencia. A través de una serie de entrevistas con profesionales de la ley boliviana y comprensión de los documentos legales de Bolivia, las preguntas relativas a la estructura, leyes como pertenecientes a las víctimas y un testimonio.

Bolivia is one of the many countries in Latin America with large quantities of femicides or the killing of women by men because of their gender. It is plagued with issues pertaining to human rights violations, where women predominantly suffer the consequences because of their gender. With the focus on the rights of victims and their families, this research aims to discover if they have access to justice within Bolivia’s judicial system. Specifically analyzing the presence femicides before and after the Law #348: The Internal Law to Guarantee Women a Life Without Violence. Through a series of interviews with Bolivian professionals familiar with the law and understanding of the legal documents of Bolivia, questions concerning the structure, laws as belonging to the victims, and a testimony.

Disciplines

Civic and Community Engagement | Civil Rights and Discrimination | Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | Gender and Sexuality | Latin American Studies | Law | Law and Gender | Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility | Other Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | Social and Behavioral Sciences | Women's Studies

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