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Overview

The government took some, but limited, steps to ensure women and girls’ sexual and reproductive rights. Guaranteeing the rights of thousands of people who fled the serious, ongoing human rights crisis that erupted in Nicaragua in April 2018 and sought protection in Costa Rica remained a challenge. By the end of year, Costa Rica had yet to ratify the Escazú Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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