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A Costa Rican flag waves beside a rainbow pride flag outside the presidential palace in San José.

Costa Rica Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

Costa Rica became the first Central American country, and the sixth one in Latin America, to fully legalize same-sex marriage.

Anastasia Chacón González

Latin America Advisor ˙

In pursuit of what matters: passion for the bottom line

Member in the News: Susana Malcorra

Dialogue member Susana Malcorra, dean of the School of Public and Global Affairs at IE University, has published a new book titled In Pursuit of What Matters: Passion for the Bottom Line.

Susana Malcorra

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united nations security council

Members in the News: Rebeca Grynspan, Susana Malcorra & Christiana Figueres

On April 9, members of the “Group of Women Leaders, Voices for Change and Inclusion” called on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to address the Covid-19 crisis in an electronically signed letter. Amongst the notable signatories are Dialogue members Christiana Figueres, Rebeca Grynspan, and Susana Malcorra.

Susana Malcorra, Christiana Figueres, Rebeca Grynspan

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The recent killings of a 25-year-old woman and a 7-year-old girl have led to outrage in Mexico. A demonstration against femicides in Mexico City last November is pictured. // File Photo: Thayne Tuason via Creative Commons.

Will Tougher Penalties Reduce Mexico’s Femicides?

What can Mexico do to eliminate violence against girls and women, and to what extent can the root causes of femicide be addressed through policy?

Lisa Sánchez, Caroline Beer, Julia Escalante, Tania Reneaum

Latin America Advisor ˙

Member in the News: Mia Amor Mottley

Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley and civil rights activist Shaun King will receive this year’s Diamond Ball Award at Rihanna’s fifth annual Diamond Ball.

Mia Amor Mottley

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Member in the News: Laura Chinchilla

President Laura Chinchilla was awarded the “Women of the Decade in Public Life and Leadership” award at the Women Economic Forum on March 8, 2019 in Amsterdam.

Laura Chinchilla

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Member in the News: Susana Malcorra

Dialogue member Susana Malcorra released an open letter for “the need to achieve full gender equality and empowerment of women across all ambits.”

Susana Malcorra

Member in the News ˙ ˙ Open Letter: Group of Women Leaders for Change and Inclusion

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The Crisis of Democracy and Women’s Rights in the Americas

On June 4, the Inter-American Dialogue, the Center for Reproductive Rights, and the International Planned Parenthood Federation co-sponsored an event titled “The Crisis of Democracy and Women’s Rights in the Americas.”

Missy Reif, Leonie Rauls

Event Summaries ˙

Member in the News: Mia Amor Mottley

On May 24, Dialogue member Mia Amor Mottley was elected as Prime Minister of Barbados after the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) won the general election.

Mia Amor Mottley

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