Costa Rica Information  <ul><li>Area: 51,100 sq. km (19,730 sq. mi.)  </li></ul><ul><li>Population:  Population (2010): 4....
A 1994 Law for Promoting the Women's Social Equality prohibited discrimination and established a women's rights office.  E...
First Woman President in  Costa Rica  <ul><li>Laura Chinchilla-2021-2014  </li></ul>
Gender Equality empowers  Education
<ul><li>Source: National Institute of Statistics and Censuses, 2001.   </li></ul><ul><li>www.international.ac.uk/. </li></...
<ul><li>Furthering women’s empowerment in Mexico: Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>has developed an innovative federal programme c...
We Can  End Poverty 2015 –Millennium Development Goals
Religious Experiences of Women <ul><li>Religion is a vital part of life for many Costa Rican women, and it is important to...
Gender Equality: The right to own Property (Finca la Rosita-Costa Rica)
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  1. 2. Costa Rica Information <ul><li>Area: 51,100 sq. km (19,730 sq. mi.) </li></ul><ul><li>Population: Population (2010): 4.516 million </li></ul><ul><li>Religion: Roman Catholic 76.3%, </li></ul><ul><li>Evangelical Protestant 13.7% others 4.8% none 3.2% economy: </li></ul><ul><li>GDP PPP (2009 est.): $48.19 billion. Inflation (2010 est.): 6.9%. Real growth rate (2010 est.): 3.6%. Per capita income: (2009) $6,900; (2010 est., PPP) $10,569. Unemployment (2010 est.): 6.7%. Currency: Costa Rica Colon (CRC). </li></ul>
  2. 3. A 1994 Law for Promoting the Women's Social Equality prohibited discrimination and established a women's rights office. Everyculture.com /Bo-co/Costa rica.html
  3. 4. First Woman President in Costa Rica <ul><li>Laura Chinchilla-2021-2014 </li></ul>
  4. 5. Gender Equality empowers Education
  5. 6. <ul><li>Source: National Institute of Statistics and Censuses, 2001. </li></ul><ul><li>www.international.ac.uk/. </li></ul>Costa Rica: Breakdown of the population by level of education according to gender. 2000
  6. 7. <ul><li>Furthering women’s empowerment in Mexico: Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>has developed an innovative federal programme called </li></ul><ul><li>Generosidad that awards a “Gender Equity Seal” to </li></ul><ul><li>private firms. Seals are granted through an independent </li></ul><ul><li>evaluation that assesses a company’s achievement of </li></ul><ul><li>specific standards related to gender equity, including </li></ul><ul><li>recruitment, career advancement, training and reducing </li></ul><ul><li>sexual harassment. By 2006, 117 companies had obtained </li></ul><ul><li>the Seal. Similar initiatives have been launched in Brazil, </li></ul><ul><li>Costa Rica and Egypt . </li></ul><ul><li>United Nations -20-22 September 2010 New York High–level Plenary Meeting of General Assembly </li></ul>
  7. 8. We Can End Poverty 2015 –Millennium Development Goals
  8. 9. Religious Experiences of Women <ul><li>Religion is a vital part of life for many Costa Rican women, and it is important to recognize how it can be a place of empowerment and liberation for women . Goshen College </li></ul>
  9. 10. Gender Equality: The right to own Property (Finca la Rosita-Costa Rica)

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