Category Archives: Gender

Women Workers Make Gains in Central America

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Excerpted from CUPE’s International Solidarity Report 2013-14, Executive Director Barbara Wood writes about the amazing work of CoDev/CUPE partners MEC. (you can find a full copy of the CUPE International Solidarity Report at their website) Shouts of joy and celebration … Continue reading

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Viva las mujeres centroamericanas! Viva!

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Long live Central American women! CoDev’s Executive Director, Barbara Wood is leading a delegation of Canadian Partners to Nicaragua and Honduras to meet with the women’s organization partners that work in the Maquila or sweatshop sector. She writes from Nicaragua.

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CoDev partner, MEC Recognised for Outstanding Work

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The Nicaraguan women’s movement, MEC was selected by the BC Council for International Cooperation to receive the 2013 International Award of Leadership recognising leadership, collaboration, and innovation in their field.

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Central American teachers tackle “machismo”

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Guest Blogger: Nancy Knickerbocker, BCTF & Participant in CoDev Central America Education Delegation, April 2013 San Julian, EL SALVADOR—Using puppets they’ve made from paper bags, groups of Grade 5 students enact the daily drama of family members getting ready for their work … Continue reading

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Teaching for Change

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Guest Blogger: Nicki Benson, CoDev Board Member “But teacher, how do I tell my father to help clear the dishes? If I say that, he will slap me!” These are the kinds of questions that María Eugenia Morelos de Aria … Continue reading

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