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In Posadas, women have a voice and vote

In the missionary capital, women have their Women's Parliament. We'll tell you what it's all about. Come on in! that the session is about to begin.

As we are

Women of the 21st century are very different from their predecessors in years not so far away. And not because something genetic has changed, but because their habits and ideas have been modified. Something incredible has been happening these last few days. Women are no longer defined or allowed to be defined with labels. Now they feel (and are) professional, political... powerful.

The province of Misiones has been paying attention to these changes. That is why, for the third consecutive year, the city of Posadas presents a new edition of the Women'sParliament. A space open to all women over the age of 18 who reside in the missionary capital. Parliament's objective is to consolidate democratic participation in order to achieve proposals and solutions that address genderperspectives. A project that promotes gender equity and parity.

This 2020, the doors of the Inns Deliberating Council will open its doors to 32 women of the city. The invitation is not for pure courtesy or protocol, but for Ellas (with capital letters) to assume the role of legislators, secretaries and defenders of the people. Thus, the Posadeña legislators promote initiatives that become ordinances of law. And be careful that he does not comply with it!

Thus, the legislative precinct, once confined exclusively to men, is now an open, inclusive and truly democratic space.

The legislator has the floor...

The themes that are being developed in Parliament relate to a multiplicity of interests. Childcare, housing, education, labour, food security, construction of the peace, health, sexual and reproductive rights, among others.

However, the emergence of gender-based violence and the single register of rural women were the main topics discussed. The president of Colectivo 108, Mía Fleitas Penayo, was a member of the Women's Parliament 2019. In this context, it sought the approval of a project aimed at the employment inclusion of trans women and men. Thus, through his legislative work, Penayo was able to make visible the harsh trans reality in the province of Misiones. Lack of access to employment sources that

Publication Date: 04/06/2020

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