At the request of the Costa Rica President Carlos Alvarado, the Government offers an apology to all women in the country for the...
Thousands of women took to the streets across Latin America on Tuesday to demand abortion rights, a practice largely prohibited in the region.
The unanimous vote opens the way for women across Mexico to access abortion without fear of being prosecuted and potentially imprisoned.
Costa Rica joined the EU, US and 17 other countries on Wednesday in issuing a joint statement saying they were "deeply worried about Afghan women and girls,” urging the Taliban to ensure their safety.
Randall Garita Oviedo was sentenced to 35 years in prison for the 2019 murder of Eva Morera Ulloa, a criminal court ruled Tuesday.
In July, the UN estimated that six months of restrictions could result in 31 million additional cases of sexual violence in the world and seven million unwanted pregnancies.
Costa Rica on Monday put into effect a law that criminalizes street sexual harassment and punishes it with jail terms and fines.
The health crisis will lead to a 4.9 percent contraction in global GDP, affecting women more than men.
A bill that penalizes street sexual harassment was approved Tuesday in a second debate by Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly.
A bill that would penalize street sexual harassment was approved Tuesday in a first debate by Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly.