Eight women who blazed a trail through Costa Rican history
International Women's Day
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International Women's Day
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Eight women who blazed a trail through Costa Rican history

Mitzi Stark - March 8, 2018

In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re taking a look at just a few of the many remarkable women who have shaped the Costa Rica we know…

Women: Do we want to stay alive?
Contexto
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Contexto
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Women: Do we want to stay alive?

Lucía Vargas - April 12, 2017

A month ago the country was submerged in a celebration that expands throughout the world: International Women's Day. As expected, there was praise and supporting words for…

Costa Rican indigenous women to learn about solar power in India
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican indigenous women to learn about solar power in India

L. Arias - March 9, 2017

Four indigenous women belonging to Costa Rica's Gnöbe Bugle ethnic group will learn how to build, set up and maintain solar panels to bring electricity to their community in…

Women leaders who’ve inspired us this year – and their secret powers
International Women's Day
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International Women's Day
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Women leaders who’ve inspired us this year – and their secret powers

Elizabeth Lang - March 8, 2017

Today is International Women’s Day, a day on which we call for respect for women's rights and celebrate women’s continual efforts to improve our world. At a…

A message to women: ‘Don’t be the one clipping your own wings’
Journalism
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Journalism
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A message to women: ‘Don’t be the one clipping your own wings’

Katherine Stanley - March 6, 2017

Step one if you want to interview Mariana Santos? Figure out where in the world she is. And no, following her on Facebook won’t help much. As…

New campaign targets sexual harassment in public places
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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New campaign targets sexual harassment in public places

L. Arias - August 16, 2016

The government recently launched a campaign aimed at combatting vulgar catcalling and groping in public places. The campaign, dubbed “Actuemos en contra del acoso sexual” (Let’s act against…

Arcadio’s World
Cartoon
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Cartoon
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Arcadio’s World

By Arcadio - March 10, 2016

PHOTOS: Costa Rica march demands end to street harassment
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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PHOTOS: Costa Rica march demands end to street harassment

L. Arias - March 9, 2016

Over 100 people on Tuesday evening marched along San José's Central Avenue to protest the persistent sexual harassment of women – and sometimes men – in public places, including…

Why we celebrate International Women’s Day
Gender equality
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Gender equality
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Why we celebrate International Women’s Day

Olivia Ramos - March 8, 2016

See: Costa Rican women who made us cheer this year Today is International Women’s Day, and around the world women will join in parades and discussions on the…

Costa Rican women who made us cheer this year
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rican women who made us cheer this year

Katherine Stanley - March 8, 2016

It’s been a banner year for Costa Rican women since the last International Women's Day. While a national bank unveiled a pink-themed “women’s bank” with fairytale castle facades,…