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First meeting of the National Commission on Healthy Eating and Obesity Prevention

Buenos Aires, July 18. We participated in the first meeting of the National Commission on Healthy Eating and Obesity Prevention that takes place in the Ministry of Health of the Nation. Institutions and personalities specialized in the subject are involved.

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Youth committed to the environment

On July 19 we participated in a dialogue table, which called the Young Córdoba Agency, with different representatives of civil society organizations: TierraVida, OAJNU, Green Drinks and Plurals.

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Religious freedom should not be anti-rights

Many organizations are against the bill of "religious freedom", because it is unconstitutional, undemocratic and regressive in the human rights of citizens.

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Female quotas YES are required

In the media, in justice and in the most diverse areas of debate, there is still discussion about the need to establish female seats in order to gain access to political positions. Although women make up more than half the population, in no decision-making area we reach 50% representation in Argentina. In this context, quotas are a tool for changing unequal historical trends.

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Seven months and counting of acephaly for the Public Defender's Office

Despite not having designated authority, the Office of the Public Defender continues to receive international awards for its management in previous years. In this case, the "Inter-American Award for Innovation for Effective Public Management".

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Organizations demand continuity of discontinued disability pensions

More than 25 civil society organizations demanded the Minister of Social Development, Carolina Stanley, the immediate restoration of all disability pensions suspended and withdrawn retroactively, and all social or health benefits that they They derive. In addition, we raise the insufficiency of the explanations given publicly

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Viejos son los trapos

Shortly before his death, Vicente (87) and Argentino (81) may have thought of his family, what they would eat the next day, the cold outside, or what they saw on television that night. Maybe they felt lonely or abandoned, far from everything they loved in life. But surely they did not think that a short circuit in the caloventor that warmed the geriatric room where they lived would condemn the two to suffer a horrible and painful death. Both died because of the serious burns they suffered, only to join a sad list that thickens every winter.

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Help us Protect Communities Affected by Agrochemical Use

FUNDEPS has started a crowdsourcing campaign to assist local communities in Cordoba, Argentina, affected by the intensive use of Agrochemicals (pesticides and fertilizers). From June 12th to 30th, you can help us by donating through  Global Giving.

According to the UN Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food (2017), pesticides are responsible for an estimated 200,000 acute poisoning deaths each year. Almost all of these deaths (estimated at 99%) occur in developing countries where legal regulations concerning health, safety and the environment are weaker or less strongly enforced.

Repeated figurine: garbage, conflicts and San Roque lake

The project "Centro Ambiental Carlos Paz" presents serious irregularities and violates environmental regulations and participation. It would affect Lake San Roque and would not be a definitive regional solution to the historical problem related to the integral management of solid urban waste.

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Strategies for an industry that does not want to smoke

A study in the capital of this province shows that in Córdoba, tobacco companies continue to advertise their products at points of sale through shelves and exhibitors.

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