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By Edition On Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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PAHO launches campaign to prevent cervical cancer

In the Americas, more than 34,000 women die each year from this disease, which can be prevented through vaccination, screening, and treatment of precancerous lesions. WASHINGTON - The Pan American Health Organization More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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The number of Venezuelan women on boats is decreasing

WILLEMSTAD - The number of women intercepted on boats from Venezuela is decreasing. That is what the Public Prosecution Service (OM) says. The OM is currently conducting an active discouragement policy in Venezuela More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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ILO to continue dialogue on the future of work in the Caribbean

PORT OF SPAIN - In the lead up to the 19th American Regional Meeting the ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean will hold a Subregional tripartite Meeting in Panama City on 1 October 2018 to discuss More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 23rd, 2018
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Meet the Dive Bus Curaçao Women of Ocean Conservation

Making Women's Dive Day and Every Day Count for Ocean Protection. WILLEMSTAD - This Women's Dive Day, July 21, we are celebrating women who are leading community actions, fins on and fins off, for a clean and healthy More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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Celebrating the Wednesday Ladies: Honoring Helga Mensing for reminding us

WILLEMSTAD - Part of the organization of the Annual Female Leadership Conference in Curaçao visited last Monday Helga Mensing on the day of the 67th year of the first voting on June 4, 1951 for the representation More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 28th, 2018
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2018 Outstanding Woman is Leonilda ‘Ida’ Curie

WILLEMSTAD - Leonilda 'Ida' Curie was recognized last Saturday during the 15th Annual Female Leadership Conference in Curaçao as the 2018 Outstanding Woman. This recognition is to recognize and document a woman More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
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First female President of Trinidad and Tobago takes office

PORT OF SPAIN - Paula-Mae Weekes was yesterday sworn in as the first female President and sixth overall Head of State of Trinidad and Tobago. A large crowd, including Government Ministers, Members of Parliament, More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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#MeToo Curaçao

As we reflect on Women’s Day this year, men and women can be grateful of the many strides we’ve made on women’s rights. Long gone are the days that Friar (Frater) Radulphus on behalf of the Church declared More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Former Prime Minister receives award at WPL Conference

WILLEMSTAD - Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands Antilles, Maria Liberia-Peters recently received the lifetime achievement award at the conference of the Woman Political Leader Global Forum (WPL). The Women More...

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By Edition On Friday, November 24th, 2017
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Latin American and the Caribbean is the most violent region in the world for women

PANAMA CITY - In Latin America and the Caribbean, the number of countries with national women protection policies has risen from 24 in 2013 (74 per cent) to 31 in 2016 (94 per cent); yet, the region is still the More...