Video — 1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
"Explores the work of Fundación Capital, a group of Latin American activist-economists that is pioneering strategies for financial inclusion across the region by aligning policy, market mechanisms, and advances in technology to create programs that place women at the center of the drive for social change. They collaborate with governments, big banks, and women marginalized by poverty in Peru, Colombia, and Brazil, to expand financial inclusion with digital educational tools that piggyback on existing Conditional Cash Transfer to layer on ideas of asset-building, saving, and economic rights. The women who participate in the program become empowered economic and political agents in their communities, leading the process of societal transformation from the bottom up"--Distributor's website.
Video — 1 videodisc (66 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Set in Costa Rica, Latin-American men proudly describe their attitudes towards women illuminating the social climate and cultural traditions which nurture "machismo" and allow the domination and even murder of women to flourish in Latin America.