In a new commemoration of the International Day of Working Women, ComunidadMujer distinguished women and men who, with their work and leadership in various fields, have become role models, and who with their work and life example contribute to the promotion of gender equality in the country.
The activity, held at the Gabriela Mistral Cultural Center, counted with the participation of the President of the Republic, Michelle Bachelet, state ministers, ambassadors, authorities, prominent women, representatives of international organizations and academia, social and opinion leaders. of various areas of national, political and social, among other guests.
Esperanza Cueto, president of ComunidadMujer, referred in her speech to the advances in the gender agenda in the country and the need to install a reflection on how to contribute to closing the existing gaps for the achievement of a more inclusive society. "In the last year we have witnessed an unprecedented worldwide movement, of vindication of rights, of equality and justice towards women. Sexual harassment, sexist violence and discrimination have made headlines around the world and taken the political, economic and social agenda, questioning the prevailing culture with a determined and growing force in favor of the change that urges us and that is the basis of a democratic society. We need to transform all this momentum into decisive advances and, therefore, it is necessary and positive to recognize those who are making relevant contributions to cross borders, "he said.
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