has a degree in political science from the Free University of Ber-
lin and was director of the Center for the Investigation and Documentation of Chile
and Latin America (Fdcl) in Berlin. She has published articles on contemporary
politics in Argentina and was a member of the research team for the project Gender
and Politics in Mercosur. She is a coauthor, with Jutta Marx and Mariana Caminotti,
of Las legisladoras: Cupos de género y política en Argentina y Brasil (2007).
has a degree in political science from the Argentine
National University of Rosario, a master’s degree in development management and
policy from Georgetown University, and is taking her doctorate at the Argentine
National University of San Martín. She is a member of the Gender and Politics in
Mercosur research team and a coauthor (with Jutta Marx and Jutta Borner) of Las
legisladoras: Cupos de género y política en Argentina y Brasil (2007).
has a degree in sociology from the University of Chile and a
master’s degree in social sciences from ungS-IdeS in Argentina. From 2003 to 2006
she was a member of the Gender Studies Program at FlacSo-Chile and an investi-
gator for the Índice de Compromiso Cumplido (Icc) project, a social watch program
carried out in eighteen Latin American countries. She is a specialist in gender social
indicators and was part of the Women’s Initiative Group in Chile. She has studied
teenage parents in the Chilean school system.
is the coordinator of the Women’s Studies Program of the
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences of the Central University of Venezuela. A
feminist since 1978, Espina has written several articles on the women’s movement
in Venezuela. Her most recent work, with Cathy Rakowski, was published in De lo