February 26, 2024

The rights of ladies in America, their well-being and participation in politics would be the focus of a gathering organized by EL PAIS, which can happen subsequent Wednesday, Could 31, in Mexico Metropolis. Distinguished figures in American politics will take part within the occasion, comparable to Claudia Sheinbaum, head of the Authorities of Mexico Metropolis; Francia Marquez, Vice President of Colombia; Yolanda Diaz, Second Vice President of Spain, and Claudia Lopez, Mayor of Bogota. They are going to discuss with Pepa Bueno, director of this newspaper, concerning the challenges of ladies in a continent marked by inequality and violence.

The assembly will probably be held on the Nationwide Museum of Anthropology beginning at eight within the morning and can function varied exhibitions and dialogue tables such because the participation of ladies in democracy, their political rights and their illustration in public life. Collaborating on this desk will probably be Michelle Bachelet, former president of Chile; Maria Emma Mejia, former Secretary Normal of UNASUR; Eleonora Caroit, French deputy; Marcela Aguinaga, good of the provincial authorities of Guayas, in Ecuador; and Myriam Mendez, coordinator of Valiente es Dialogar and former director of the Ford Basis. This desk will probably be moderated by the journalist for W Radio and columnist for EL PAIS, Gabriela Warkentin.

In a area the place 2022 closed with greater than 4,000 ladies victims of femicide, Wednesday’s assembly will analyze the circumstances during which they will entry justice, as a result of most of those crimes additionally go unpunished. Of all of the violent deaths of ladies, solely between 30% and 35% are categorised as femicides by the authorities, in line with the Nationwide Observatory on Feminicide of Mexico, a pattern that’s replicated in different international locations within the area. Beatriz Argimon, Vice President of Uruguay; Ernestina Godoy, Lawyer Normal of Mexico Metropolis; and Ana Maria Salazar, former deputy assistant secretary of the Pentagon.