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    International Domestic Workers Day

    International Domestic Workers Day

    New Norwegian Law Forces Influencers to Confess that They Retouched Their Online Photos

    In Norway, a new law comes into force that will oblige influencers on social media to not post modified photos without saying what they have done.

    South African Government Studies Legalizing That Women Can Have Multiple Husbands

    In South Africa there is currently quite a stir, especially among the more conservative circles. Everything is due to the controversial decision from the...

    Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Contestant Valeria Ramírez Roldán Is The Best of...

    Valeria wisely decided to withdraw as she did not know the answer. Finally, she took home ₡5 million.

    The Number of Women Leading Companies Increases around the World

    Although they remain in the minority, there are more and more women at the helm of companies around the world, according to a study...

    Program Will Promote Safe Environments for Women Travelers in Costa Rica

    A new program of the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT) and the National Institute of Women (INAMU) seeks to create safer environments for women...

    Hundreds of Thousands of Women Would Lose Their Battle Against Ovarian Cancer this Year

    Symptoms of ovarian cancer can be confused with gastritis or colitis: persistent bloating, trouble eating, feeling full quickly, pelvic or abdominal pain, and having urinary discomfort

    Entrepreneurial Women in Costa Rica, an Opportunity for Economic Recovery

    Women entrepreneurs in Costa Rica represent an opportunity for economic growth after the effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic, however, it is necessary to support...

    United Nations Project in Costa Rica Positions Leadership of Indigenous and Migrant Women

    Strengthening the participation of women from groups in vulnerable situations and promoting peaceful coexistence in territories at risk of conflict, especially indigenous peoples, is...

    Nathalie Vilchis: Mexico’s ‘Chica NASA’ Shares The Inspiring Story of Her Path to NASA’s...

    My guest blogger this week is Nathalie Vilchis, a 22 year old Mexican Mechatronics Engineering student at the Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey. Nathalie has...

    Yokasta Valle Tours all of Costa Rica With Self-defense Classes for Women

    Yokasta Valle will teach self defense classes to the Tico public on a tour that she takes in different parts of the country. The...

    Attention Tico Women: Let’s Take Care of Our Nutrition 365 Days a Year!

    Every decade, the social changes that are experienced make for lifestyles to evolve. An example that the this evolution is also penetrating in the...

    Costa Rica Will Host Mountain Bike Competition Exclusive for Women

    An exclusive stage mountain biking event for women will take place for the first time in Costa Rica next May. This is the Kivelix...

    Tico Women Demonstrate That Age is Not An Obstacle to Get Ahead

    Faced with the crisis of employment in the country, entrepreneurships are taking on more growth and are an alternative for thousands of women, mostly...

    Women-Only Tour To Costa Rica is Created

    A women-only Costa Rican Tour in honor of International Women’s Month was launched this past week. The tour operator Austin Adventures, which just appointed...
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    Scholarships Will Be Granted to Women Who Wish to Study Engineering in Costa Rica

    The Fidélitas University has already opened the call for its Eng. Sandra Cauffman Scholarship contest, which offers five women the possibility of pursuing one...

    Virtual Forum: Launch of the Book “Intrepids in Science and Technology”

    Within the framework of the commemoration of March 8th: International Women's Day; The Technological Publishing House of Costa Rica invites the launch of the...

    Women Entrepreneur Program: Supporting Costa Rican Female Business Owners

    To empower and provide tools to businesswomen associated with the Costa Rican Chamber of Commerce, the Women Entrepreneur Program developed a pilot mentoring plan...

    Three Tico Teenagers Lead a Project that Benefits Vulnerable Women

    At 17 years of age, Pía Hernández, Nina Masís and Valentina Sosto created an innovative project that aims to empower and benefit vulnerable women...

    Texas Tech Costa Rica Offers Courses for Women in Science and Technology

    Thinking sessions (methodology aimed at finding solutions); and a scholarship for three courses at the [email protected] Leadership Center.

    Yokasta Valle Will Give Free Self-defense Classes for Tico Women

    “In the end it is to make a difference, not only for me, but for women so that we have the same opportunities, make a difference

    Costa Rica Will Invest More Than ¢ 1,100 Million in Sustainable Productive Projects Led...

    In times of Pandemic and as a strategy for a green and sustainable recovery of the economy, more than one hundred women from all...

    Coloring Book Celebrates Costa Rican Women in Engineering and Science

    In today’s blog I preview a new coloring book that showcases 18 Costa Rican women who are doing outstanding work in science and...

    “Igualdatón” Generated 11 proposals to problems faced by women during the pandemic

    This past week the awarding of the winning teams for the “Igualdaton” competition was held, an initiative that called on women from different Tico...
    Successful Women and at the Forefront

    The Key to Being a Successful Entrepreneur Women

    If a few years ago someone had told us that women would occupy high positions in companies and that they would even start their own businesses
    Enough Already Women Do Not Shut Up

    International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women: Enough is Enough

    The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is commemorated annually on November 25th to denounce the violence that is exercised against women around the world and demand policies in all countries for its eradication

    “Igualdatón”: Finding Solutions to Problems Generated by the Pandemic that Affect Women

    The “Igualdatón” initiative seeks people from different sectors and profiles to participate in a collaborative process. The objective of this marathon of ideas is...
    Misses join OIJ to help Women who Suffer Physical and Sexual Violence

    Beauty Queens join OIJ to help Women who Suffer Physical and Sexual Violence

    A few months ago, after being in an intense self-defense class, the partners, friends and beauty queens María Teresa Rodríguez (Miss Costa Rica 2008) and Johana García (Mrs Universe 2016)
    Costa Rica Launches Gender Parity Initiative to Increase Participation of Women in the Economy

    Costa Rica Launches Gender Parity Initiative to Increase Participation of Women in the Economy

    As a strategy to face the effects of the global pandemic by COVID-19 and the direct impacts on female employment, the Government of Costa Rica launched this past week the Gender Parity Initiative (GPI)

    Indigenous Women Reaffirm Their Role as Leaders, Protectors of the Forest, and Entrepreneurs

    In a discussion on the International Day of Indigenous Women, Faustina Torres, businesswoman, and indigenous leader exposed the role of women as transmitters of...

    60.3% of Women in Costa Rica Made Adjustments in their Household Habits Due to...

    60.3% of women in Costa Rica made adjustments in household habits to mitigate the economic effects of the novel Coronavirus Pandemic, according to a...
    Costa Rican Women With Nature Conservation Projects Will Be Able To Access Credits of up to ₡ 10 Million

    Costa Rican Women With Nature Conservation Projects Will Be Able To Access Credits of...

    Women who work in biodiversity management, agriculture, ecotourism and research will be able to access financing of up to ₡ 10 million

    Nymphomania: Simple Sex Addiction or Disease?

    Nymphomania is a term used to describe an unofficial mental disorder specific to women, including compulsive sexual behavior, hyper-sexuality, and sex addiction in women....

    Stop Violence against Women!

    Last Saturday night, in the Ecuadorian city of Ibarra, a man, allegedly Venezuelan, took his former sentimental partner hostage for about 90 minutes. Neither...

    Why Do We Urinate So Much?

    Thousands of young and healthy women say that going to the restroom to urinate continuously has become a routine. Why do we urinate so much? First,...
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    Ending Violence Against Women

    For so long, women have been fighting so hard to gain equal rights as men. Long ago, women have been so objectified and thought...

    Men Live Depression Very Differently Than Women

    Depression is a mental disorder that both sexes suffer equally. However, in the case of men, this condition manifests itself in a different way...

    Essential Foods for Women in “Those” Days

    There are different myths that we have heard as soon as we as woman develop and start menstruating all that, linked to avoiding those...
    Costa Rica is full of curiosities.

    Curiosities of Costa Rica that You Did Not Know

    Who does not feel proud of the beauty that your country offers? In this regard, we are not the exception. Costa Rica, a beautiful...

    The Nightmare of Being a Female Soldier in North Korea

    "We were really sweating. The mattress where we slept was made of rice husk, so the mattress was impregnated with all the body odor....
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