• Costa Rica Real Estate

The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom expands

February 24, 2011

The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) here has formed an English-speaking group in Cariari, northwest of San José. Members meet to discuss and work on issues concerning peace, nonviolence and justice at local and international levels.

WILPF has a group in Heredia that basically meets in Spanish with translation available, and a group in San José that works mostly on human rights issues for immigrant and working women and youth at risk.

WILPF was founded in The Hague in 1915 to examine the causes of war in order to prevent armed conflicts, and has expanded with sections in many countries and an international office in Geneva. The league has no religious or political leanings and is open to men as well.

For information on the Cariari group, call Estelita at 2293-6430. For the Heredia group, call Mitzi at 2433-7078, or see www.women4peaceincr.blogspot.com.

Facebook Comments

You may be interested

Update: Health Ministry suspects 19 deaths due to adulterated alcohol
Costa Rica
3611 views
Costa Rica
3611 views

Update: Health Ministry suspects 19 deaths due to adulterated alcohol

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 19, 2019

Costa Rica's Health Ministry last week issued a sanitary alert over liquor that has been sold to the public containing…

Costa Rica to renovate Limón cruise terminal
Costa Rica
436 views
Costa Rica
436 views

Costa Rica to renovate Limón cruise terminal

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 19, 2019

The 193,000 cruise passengers who arrive annually to Costa Rica’s Caribbean will soon enjoy renovated facilities. The Costa Rican government…

Costa Rica named as Mexico & Central America’s Leading Destination
Costa Rica
772 views
Costa Rica
772 views

Costa Rica named as Mexico & Central America’s Leading Destination

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 18, 2019

Costa Rica was named "Mexico & Central America's Leading Destination" at the 2019 World Travel Awards Latin America. Considered the…

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!