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Impulsando la igualdad de género por medio del emprendimiento

Fecha de Publicación: Julio 2017 Autor: Scott Anderson Fuente: NextBillion Impulsando la igualdad de género por medio del emprendimiento: Una sesión de preguntas y respuestas con la CEO de Pro Mujer, María Cavalcanti Nota del editor: A lo largo del 2017, NextBillion ha estádo programando contenidos acerca de un tema mensual, dedicándole especial atención a un…
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Honoring John Weberg for His Lasting Impact on Pro Mujer

John Weberg, friend and major donor to Pro Mujer, passed on April 2nd in his home in Phoenix, Arizona. John’s generous contributions – $10 million over 12 years – enabled Pro Mujer to develop and expand its services to more than 2 million women in Latin American and to change the lives of future generations. John’s…
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Pro Mujer Thanks Erik E. Bergstrom for His Friendship and Support

At Pro Mujer, we are greatly saddened by the recent passing of Erik E. Bergstrom, a special and wonderful friend who helped improve and transform the lives of thousands of women served by our organization. Erik attended Whitman College where he studied economics and psychology, graduating magna cum laude. He founded Bergstrom Capital Corporation, an…
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Las Kory Warmis: Healing from Violence through Performance

  In Bolivia, a Pro Mujer-supported theater group called “Las Kory Warmis” gives bold and compelling performances that explore stories of abuse and survival as experienced by women. This grassroots troupe does important work in breaking the silence on the many forms of violence women face in Bolivia and around the world every day. This…
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WCCN Invests in Pro Mujer to Support Women in Latin America

New York, NY – March 02, 2017 –Working Capital for Community Needs (WCCN) announced today a new investment in Pro Mujer, a leading women’s development organization that offers low-income women throughout Latin America an array of financial, health and education services. The investment will help Pro Mujer deepen its footprint in the region and expand…
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Reaching the Global Goals: A look at Pro Mujer and the SDGs

On December 2015, the United Nations launched the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. As part of this ambitious plan, world leaders adopted a set of 17 global goals known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which cover everything from ending poverty to providing clean water and supporting just and peaceful societies. While world leaders have…
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Cervical Cancer and Inequality: A Look at Nicaragua

January has been designated by the U.S. Congress as Cervical Health Awareness Month, a time to promote the importance of cervical health and raise awareness about preventative care and screenings. Over the past 30 years, cancer incidence has risen around the world. In Latin America and the Caribbean, mortality rates remain three times greater than…
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YOUR GUIDE TO THE WOMEN’S MARCH WORLDWIDE

If you’re one of the hundreds of thousands of people attending a Women’s March somewhere in the world this Saturday, January 21st, look no further. Pro Mujer, an official supporter of the March, has gathered all the information you’ll need to prepare for the big day. In addition to the Women’s March on Washington, 616…
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