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Women’s Hackathon takes place in San José
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Hackathons
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Women’s Hackathon takes place in San José

The Tico Times - October 23, 2017

More than 200 women from Central America, Mexico and the Dominican Republic gathered in San José over the weekend for the first-ever Central American Women's Hackathon. The…

Costa Rica launches plan to curb violence against women
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica launches plan to curb violence against women

L. Arias - June 27, 2017

Days after a man caught on camera beating a woman in the street in San José was ordered to pay a fine of only $78, the National…

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

The Tico Times - 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,…

President Solís tells world leaders Costa Rica is a model of sustainable development
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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President Solís tells world leaders Costa Rica is a model of sustainable development

The Tico Times - September 28, 2015

Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solís told world leaders gathered in New York this past weekend that his country's sustainable development model is worthy of emulation. Solís…

President Solís to support reforms, female leadership at United Nations
Diplomacy
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Diplomacy
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President Solís to support reforms, female leadership at United Nations

The Tico Times - September 25, 2015

Costa Rica’s President Luis Guillermo Solís travels to New York Friday to address the United Nations General Assembly before meeting with U.S. lawmakers in the District of…

Latin American women fight back against harassment
Girl Power
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Girl Power
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Latin American women fight back against harassment

Leila Macor / AFP - June 27, 2015

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - Every day, Sara Veléz, a Colombian law student, walks to class through a hail of catcalls that often veer into obscenity, a daily reality that…

Pope Francis: It’s ‘pure scandal’ that women earn less than men for the same work
Everyone's favorite pope
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Everyone's favorite pope
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Pope Francis: It’s ‘pure scandal’ that women earn less than men for the same work

Abby Ohlheiser and Michelle Boorstein | The Washington Post - April 29, 2015

Pope Francis said Wednesday that he supports equal pay for men and women who perform the same jobs. The fact that a disparity exists, the pontiff said,…