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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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Evaluna Montaner y Pro Mujer se asocian en campaña #LatinasDeliver

New York, NY, 26 de agosto 2019 (Pro Mujer)- La actriz, cantante e influencer Evaluna Montaner se une a Pro Mujer, la organización líder en empoderamiento de la mujer a través de #LatinasDeliver una campaña digital para promover el poder de la mujer como centro de los temas más importantes, y la reafirmación de su…
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Reconocimiento a “Mejor Agente de Campo” 2019

Este año, el organismo Whole Planet Foundation premió a Mary Cruz Matute, asesora de Pro Mujer Nicaragua, en la categoría “Mejor Agente de Campo”. Esta es la quinta ocasión que una asesora de Pro Mujer en Nicaragua recibe este reconocimiento. La historia de Mary Cruz es una muestra de que es posible lograr las metas,…
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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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Why aren’t more Latin American women representing on the global stage?

Published originally in Spanish on AmericaEconomia.com on March 29, 2019. Opinion by: Maria Cavalcanti, President & CEO of Pro Mujer. Women across Latin America are increasingly claiming their place as the leaders-to-watch in politics, business and the media, and as entrepreneurs, entertainers, and activists. At the same time, deep political and social crises are also driving…
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Pro Mujer Celebrates International Women's Day 2019

Discover just a few of the stories that drive our mission. This International Women’s Day, celebrate the power of women to generate positive change. Donate to Pro Mujer today and help us reach more underserved women in Latin America with our financial, health and education programs. Together, we can build a Latin America where all women thrive.…
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Sandra Pino

In Bolivia, it is estimated that up to 70 percent of all women have faced physical or sexual violence in the course of a lifetime. Sandra Pino is no exception. For years, she endured violence at the hands of her partner, but when he stopped providing for her children she found the strength to leave and…
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Patricia Yapura

Patricia Yapura is a gifted seamstress who lost her sewing workshop and her home after her daughter’s illness prevented her from working for a month. After receiving a small loan from Pro Mujer, she was inspired to create a custom harness for a disabled child who was unable to walk; his parents had been unable to…
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Movie Weekends: New ways we're reaching communities in Mexico

On any given Saturday in a small town in Mexico, the main plaza is a place for casual gatherings, a place to greet neighbors and share beers at the nearest corner store. Residents visit small vendors for groceries, while many more relax with family. Weekends can go by silently in these towns, where there are…
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