Santiago - CHILE Seminar and Forum of Civil Society Readers "Women and Earthquake: Building Cities and Citizenship"
This seminar and forum is organized by the Gender and Equity Observatory. Its objective is to develop a dialogue among experts and national and international leaders – social leaders, political leaders, union leaders, rural leaders, indigenous leaders, etc., leaders of women’s organizations and mixed organizations – about women’s contribution to the holistic reconstruction of cities from a gender-equality perspective, and to provide tools to the female leaders of the affected areas in order to strengthen their role in the task of building a new reality.
UNIFEM Virtual Knowledge Center to End Violence Against Women and Girls
International Agency launched a global virtual knowledge center to eradicate violence against women and girls. The virtual knowledge center is the first global virtual space of its kind about strategies for programming projects and policies to end violence against women and girls. It compiles lessons learned and best practices obtained from initiatives worldwide.
2nd Andean Regional Diálogos Consonantes
The Peruvian Women’s Center Flora Tristan and the Marcosur Feminist Articulation organized a panel-dialogue “Democracy and Development for Women in a Context of Global Crisis” as part of the 2nd Diálogos Consonantes meeting realized in Lima.
Cusco - PERU
World Forum: Let’s make Cusco safer for women!
This forum was attended by more than 150 people from women’s organizations, representatives of public ministries, the Peruvian National Police, the Judiciary, local government authorities, the Municipal Police, secur1ty guards, public defenders, community organizations, shelters, NGOs, networks, working tables, collectives, and activist women.
Rosario - ARGENTINA
The Municipal Urban Guard will now answer the Green Phone on weekends
The Rosario Municipal Council, through the initiative of “Frente para la Victora” councilwoman Norma Lopez, approved the ordinance that modifies the norm that created the Green Phone in 1996, which attends to cases of gender violence.