Labor rights for Latin American women

In Latin America, the Group of Parliamentarian Women from the network of legislatures on the continent (Parlaméricas) meet in Ecuador to discuss the policies and laws necessary to ensure the labor rights of women:

According to the Mexican Senator and also president of Parlaméricas, Marcela Guerra, the meeting will be used to review the national progress achieved in implementing the plan of action to prevent harassment and political violence against women, agreed last year in Argentina.

In addition, she stated that an axes of this strategy is the implementation of multi-sectoral approaches for the prevention of political harassment against women, the inclusion of men in the struggle for political empowerment of women, and to make political parties responsible for gender equality, among others. She also announced the sharing of experiences and legislative progress in encouraging the representation of women in parliaments in the region.

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