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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…

Global anti-violence campaign dances through San José
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Global anti-violence campaign dances through San José

Mitzi Stark - February 18, 2015

This past Saturday, passersby in the Plaza de la Cultura in the heart of San José got a Valentine’s Day surprise: a flash mob, whose choreographed dance…

Newsletter
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When will violence against women stop?

Olive Branch - November 25, 2014

Today is the International Day Against Violence Toward Women. Exactly one month ago, on Oct. 25, another Costa Rican woman was killed at the hands of her companion.…

New website, social-media campaign fight sexism in Costa Rica
Health
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Health
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New website, social-media campaign fight sexism in Costa Rica

L. Arias - October 1, 2014

The National Institute for Women is challenging Ticos to find out if they behave as “machistas” and are in need of rehabilitation. The agency has launched a media campaign and website called “Machista…