Wednesday, January 19

Liberty Latin America joins the world community to contribute in the fight against gender-based violence


Liberty Latin America Ltd. (“Liberty Latin America” or “LLA”) (NASDAQ: LILA and LILAK, OTC Link: LILAB) reinforces its continuous commitment to fight against violence in all its forms and today launches its new Gender-based Violence policy (GBV Policy) throughout the company.

Liberty Latin America is one of the first companies in Latin America and the Caribbean to adopt a global policy on gender-based violence to strengthen support for employees who suffer gender-based violence.

The initiative is part of the key commitments made by Liberty Latin America in support of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI). For more information on the policy, click here.

Kerry Scott, Executive Director of People and the Operations Center of Liberty Latin America in Panama, defined the launch of the new Gender-based Violence policy Noting: “Gender-based violence continues to be a terrible violation of human rights in all societies and has negatively affected millions of people around the world. We at Liberty Latin America recognize that gender violence is widespread in the region in which we operate. Tragically, we have lost two colleagues in the last 12 months to acts of violence. As a company, we have always had a -Zero tolerance policy for any violent act. Now, we go one step further and implement a global policy of gender-based violence throughout our company to protect our employees and support our communities. “

The Gender-based Violence policy Liberty Latin America provides employees with guidelines, resources and support through proactive measures that can be activated with the urgency required. In addition, the policy provides information and educational tools to ensure that everyone knows and understands the process to follow in each case.

Finally, it provides confidentiality parameters and guidelines to protect everyone involved. Local initiatives and legal considerations in the markets where Liberty Latin America operates will help strengthen this policy.

Scott stated, “I am very proud that our company is playing an active role in the fight against gender-based violence. We are committed to doing everything in our power to educate, prevent, protect and support against gender-based violence by creating a safe workplace that prioritizes the well-being and mental health of employees. There is much to be done, but we are committed to playing a significant role in driving positive change. We are making the policy and resources available through our website for other companies to join and join this fight. Together, we can make a difference ”.

November 25 marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, a United Nations-sponsored global campaign to raise awareness and support difficult public conversations about gender-based violence.

Liberty Latin America supports all those who have joined the United Nations Secretary-General Campaign UNITE by 2030 to end violence against women. The company will also celebrate 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, which will take place from November 25 to December 10, 2021.

The annual international campaign, whose theme for 2021 is “Paint the world orange: ¡Let’s end violence against women NOW! ”, It is promoted around the world to call for the prevention and eradication of violence against women and girls.

Liberty Latin America and its affiliates in the Caribbean and Latin America will carry out educational and support initiatives throughout the 16 days.



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