Costa Rica launches Pride Connection network

center_img As Costa Ricacontinues to grapple with the disagreements about marriage equality and gender identity that dominated the second round of its recent presidential campaign, a new initiative seeks to ensure that human rights are protected.Pride Connection is an alliance between the public and private sectors to provide people with online training regarding the LGBTQ population and the topics that affect it. The platform also seeks to promote strategies for LGBTQ rights advocacy.The initiative’s official launch took place on May 17, the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, with representatives from public and private entities alongside activists. The group gathered at the Gold Museum in downtown San José. Former vice president Ana Helena Chacón. Courtesy of TactikThe activity was organized by the Entrepreneurial Alliance for Development (AED), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Embassies of the Netherlands and of Canada, the National Training Institute (INA), Costa Rica’s Civil Service, the NGO Hivos, Procter & Gamble and the Latin American University for Science and Technology (ULACIT). Related posts:Gay wedding planned in Costa Rica following court ruling for marriage equality Gay marriage postponed in Costa Rica due to legal impediment VIDEO: Will Costa Rica recognize this same-sex marriage? Inside Costa Rica’s Pridelast_img

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