Legalization of the morning-after pill as an accessible emergency contraceptive has been years in the making for Costa Rica.
Costa Rica is known for its beautiful beaches and abundant biodiversity, but for women, it also means street harassment. Tico Times reporter Alissa Grosskopf talks to experts and men on the street to figure out why they do it, how to fight it and what happens when you do.
A judge in El Salvador on Monday acquitted a 20-year-old rape victim originally charged with murder after giving birth prematurely in a toilet.
Demonstrators march against gender violence: ‘If you are in a relationship and in love, it’s difficult to see that something is wrong’
Demonstrators gathered this weekend to raise awareness about cases of violence against women in Costa Rica.
The plan includes efforts to hasten response to domestic violence victims.
"I was really impressed for the commitment. It's not a joyful day. It's a struggle," said photographer and participant Roberto Delgado Webb.
From a journalist to an artist, from Nicaragua to Portugal to South Africa: we look back at some of our extraordinary interviewees this year.
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A total of 22 public agencies, organizations and universities have pledged to adopt the plan and work with the INAMU to improve the treatment of women in Costa Rica.
As many as 65 turtles, most of them of the Olive Ridley variety, and 14 dolphins were discovered dead earlier this week on the...