Santa Cruz Girls Build Violence Free Lives

In Santa Cruz, Costa Rica, the organization Cepia has started Girls Clubs in nine different neighborhoods and are teaching young girls, ages 8-12 about female empowerment, safety, and how to report crimes. In the area, violence against women is common, which is something these Girls Clubs is hoping to prevent. The clubs have reached over 650 girls and is now developing a program for boys, to teach them about positive masculinity.

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