Suriname has had a short history of independence from its most recent colonizers, the Netherlands, from which the small South American country gained independence in 1975.
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For those who have been following Puerto Rico in the news lately, they will remember the Puerto Rican “Ricky Renuncia '' protests in the summer of 2019 that resulted in the resignation of Governor Ricardo Roselló.
Through decades of activism by feminist groups and national actors, Latin America has made advances in its representation of women in political positions.
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In Bolivia, violence against women in politics has been a persistent issue confronting many female politicians. Since 1997, the representation of Bolivian women in political positions has significantly increased (7). However, this rise in representation has led to a simultaneous increase in reports of political violence and harassment against female politicians. Bolivia made crucial progress in breaking down the boundaries that had encompassed their male-dominated political system.