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Stronger together: A feminist’s view on the 8M March in Costa Rica
International Women's Day
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International Women's Day
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Stronger together: A feminist’s view on the 8M March in Costa Rica

Laura Valenciano - March 11, 2019

Her name is Luciana. I locked eyes with her across the crowd. We’d met before, I like to think of us as friends, but truth is I…

Desamparados women’s group wins EU Gender Equality prize
International Women's Day
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International Women's Day
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Desamparados women’s group wins EU Gender Equality prize

The Tico Times - March 8, 2019

The Cantonal Agenda of Women from Desamparados (ACAMUDE) won the European Union Gender Equality Prize on Thursday. ACAMUDE focuses on helping women from low-income communities and women…

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 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

The Tico Times - 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…

Why we need International Women’s Day
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Why we need International Women’s Day

Mitzi Stark - March 8, 2015

Just six days after the first International Women’s Day in 1911, more than 140 women workers died in a factory fire in New York City. The bosses had…

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, 2015

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…