Tag Archive for: Gender

Severe lack of transparency in the budget of the National Council of Women

From FUNDEPS we express our concern for the lack of transparency and clarity in the management of the budget for the National Council of Women announced in the last Official Gazette. "Below, we offer a google translate version of the original…

Worrying situation of the Public Defender’s Office

Hace tres meses que la Defensoría del Público se encuentra acéfala, circunstancia que deja al organismo imposibilitado para realizar plenamente las funciones asignadas en la vigente Ley de Servicios de Comunicación Audiovisual. Esta situación contraría las recomendaciones del Comité de la CEDAW y agrava la situación de vulnerabilidad de los derechos de las audiencias.

The “Majul 910” program and its jokes about sexual abuse

En el programa “Majul 910” que se emite por Radio La Red, en el día martes 18 de octubre, un día antes de la marcha y paro realizados en toda Argentina tras el femicidio de Lucía Pérez, y bajo el lema #MiércolesNegro, un humorista realizó una cadena de chistes atravesados por un estereotipo de belleza que resultan ofensivos y opresivos para las mujeres.

Discrimination: the failures of virtual “denunciations” before the INADI

On the site Infobae, it was published with a note titled "Reversed roles: did the woman become more masculine in relationships?", Which repeatedly incurs stereotypical and discriminatory comments and symbolic violence towards women. From this, a consultation was made with INADI, which did not have concrete results.

The United Nations CEDAW Committee listened to civil society organizations

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is a body of independent United Nations experts that oversees the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).

Participating in the ESCR-Net’s Global Strategy Meeting

On 15-19 November, 2016, over 100 social movements, civil society organizations and advocates will come together across more than 40 countries to confront global systems that perpetuate inequality, impoverishment and dispossession, explore alternatives that ensure collective well-being and build a global movement to make human rights and social justice a reality for all.

New 2015 Annual Report

We are pleased to introduce our 2015 Annual Report, a brief summary of our activities and achievements of the past year.

Presentation of the Declaration by Academia within the framework of Cartagena +30

The “Declaration by Academia within the framework of Cartagena +30” was presented this past Friday, October 31st, at one of Brazil’s universities, Universidad Católica de Santos. The document puts forward the position of Latin American academics with regards to shelter, forced migration and the region’s migration, in general. FUNDEPS actively participated in drafting the document, aside from producing the Spanish translation.

Office of the Ombudsman joins the Campaign for the Fight against Media Violence

At FUNDEPS we are reaffirming our commitment to working for the human rights of women, by supporting "A year of fighting against media violence towards women and gender discrimination within audio-visual media", the Ombudsman’s proposal for…