The history of women and gender in Costa Rica

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Paper Gives Voice to Marginalised Women
By Néfer Muñoz, IPS, 31 May 2000. A group of women journalists in Costa Rica keen on knocking down stereotypes have launched an alternative newspaper targetting poor women in the countryside and marginalised urban areas. The paper, Huella or Footprint, aims to provide a voice for women who feel ignored by the mass media.
Poverty Is a Feminine Noun
By Néfer Muñoz, IPS, 30 September 2000. 45,000 women heads of household, because of scarce study or work opportunities, are victims of a process that has accelerated in the last 10 years, the feminisation of poverty.