Category Archives: Nicaragua

Café Etico: Triumph and Adversity

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When you’re enjoying a delicious cup of Café Etico, it’s easy to forget just how much work goes into each and every coffee bean. Coffee farmers invest immense amounts of labour into their plantations, especially those dedicated to organic agriculture.

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David Noble and His Delegation Experience

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Amazing. Life changing. Rewarding. That’s how David Noble, winner of last year’s Membership Draw, describes his experience on a recent delegation to Nicaragua and Honduras to meet with MEC and CODEMUH, two women’s organizations that work with maquila or sweatshop … 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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Victory in Nicaragua! National Assembly passes Violence against Women Law

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CoDev’s Nicaraguan partner, MEC (Maria Elena Cuadra Movement of Employed and Unemployed Women) and the wider women’s movement in Nicaragua achieved a significant victory in January 2012 when the National Assembly voted to bring into legislation a Law Against Violence Against … Continue reading

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