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One test that can save your life: Veronica's story

Cervical cancer prevention is an essential part of sexual and reproductive health care for women. Through Pro Mujer’s health services, Veronica was able to receive a critical screening and intervention. In 2008, Pro Mujer expanded its presence in northwest Argentina, opening four Service Centers in Tucuman and Salta, focusing on some of Argentina’s most marginalized…
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5 HEALTH TIPS FROM THE PRO MUJER HEALTH TEAM AMIDST THE CONORAVIRUS PANDEMIC

As we face the COVID-19 pandemic, Pro Mujer is closely monitoring  official recommendations, new information and resources to help our community cope with the current crisis.  As the coronavirus continues to spread across the globe, we are learning more about its impact on our bodies, our emotional well-being and our economies. In these difficult times,…
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RINGING THE BELL FOR GENDER EQUITY

On March 12, Pro Mujer’s Chief Operating Officer, Carmen Correa, participated at the Ring the Bell event held in the Bolsa de Valores de Montevideo (Montevideo’s Stock Exchange). Uruguay’s vice president along with first lady, and representatives of the European Union, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and UN Women also attended the event. The goal of…
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PRO MUJER APPOINTS CARMEN CORREA AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

New York, NY (February 24, 2020) Pro Mujer, a leading social enterprise in Latin America, announced today the appointment of Carmen Correa as Chief Operating Officer (COO).  Correa brings to the role more than thirty years of experience in business operational management, strategic planning and program execution with a focus on sustainable development and the…
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Pro Mujer hosts the first Gender-lens Investing Forum in Latin America

As part of the Latin American Impact Investing Forum (FLII), the first GLI forum Latam will take place on February 18th in Merica, Yucatan. International speakers, investors, key agents, entrepreneurs and experts on the impact ecosystem will participate at this forum to generate a conversation that seeks to advance gender equality through impact and social investments.…
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PRO MUJER ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF INTERIM CFO

New York, NY (January 15, 2020) – Pro Mujer, a leading social enterprise and pioneer in women’s empowerment in Latin America, announced today the appointment of Rolando Schmidt as Pro Mujer’s Chief Financial Officer on an interim basis. Also announced is the departure of Camilo Mendez, who formerly served as Chief Financial Officer and will remain close…
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#FEMHACKPARTYLAC BOLIVIA

Por una internet feminista, libre y abierta nos unimos en agosto al 2°FEMHACKPARTYLAC en La Paz. Nuestra Gerente de Educación Gaby Quispe fue invitada para compartir nuestro programa #MujeresOnline y cocrear redes de contacto con organización que también trabajan para cerrar la brecha digital de género en la región. Este evento, que fue transmitido en…
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Gender-Smart Investment Organization in Wall Street Bets on Ending Gender-Based Violence

PRESS RELEASE: May 16, 2019 New York, NY – Pro Mujer, a leading social enterprise in Latin America that invests in women is joining forces with The Womanity Foundation, Hivos, Kering Foundation and Makesense to organize the Innovathon 2019, a one of a kind event to generate innovative solutions to reduce gender-based violence and promote greater gender equality around the world. The…
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Forces Join in Guatemala to Celebrate International Girls in ICT Day

Pro Mujer reached a new milestone and officially expanded into Guatemala through establishing a new alliance with expert local partner SERES, a leading Central American organization that works to combat complex social, environmental and economic challenges by cultivating and catalyzing youth leaders to act at the local, national and international levels. As part of this exciting…
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