In a local and international context of activism against gender inequalities and violence against women and the LGTBI community, Fundeps promotes human rights public policies respectful of all people. We monitor state and institutional processes for the elaboration and execution of public policies, as well as research and capacity building spaces with social actors, which promote the construction of new and more equal conceptions of gender identities and relationships in our society.
- Media and Symbolic violence
- Women and citizen participation
- Sexual and reproductive rights
- Monitor of public policies of gender and communication and research on the participation of women within the public and private media, as organizational structures, in conjunction with the Asociación Civil Comunicar Igualdad
- Mapping women’s participation in provincial legislative and executive branches and monitoring the application of quota laws.
- Shadow report presentations in front of the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women and the Committee on Economic and Social and cultural rights.
- Presentation of amicus curiae in defense of sexual and reproductive rights of women, as in the case, “Portal de Belén c/Provincia de Córdoba”, which discusses the constitutionality of the “Guide of Procedure for the care of patients who request ‘Non-punishable abortion practices’”.
Area Coordinator › María Cecilia Bustos Moreschi
Cecilia has a degree in History, graduated from the National University of Córdoba. She is a specialist in Oral and Recent History and the author of several articles on this subject. She has a degree in Management and Design of Distance Educational Proposals (ARTEC-UNC) and is studying the Specialization in Care Policies with a Gender Perspective (CLACSO).
She has participated in research teams on Recent Argentine History (CIFFyH) and Human Rights and business (21st Century University).
She currently works professionally as a teacher at secondary and higher levels and is part of research teams on care and old age and on gender and work.
In the Gender and Sexual Diversity team, she participates in projects on media and symbolic violence, Feminist Economics and Gender, and International Financial Institutions.
Area Coordinator › Mayca Balaguer
Lawyer graduated from the Faculty of Law of the National University of Córdoba and Diploma in Gender Studies, women’s movement and politics in Latin America (Faculty of Philosophy and Letters of the UBA and Latin American Program of Distance Education in Social Sciences of the Cultural Center of the Gorini Floreal Cooperation).
He is currently studying the Master in Procedural Law at the Siglo 21 Business University.
It specializes in women’s human rights and sexual diversity. She works as a litigator in the Juana Azurduy Law Firm. She is co-founder of the Corps of Feminist Lawyers of Córdoba (CAF) and member of the Alianza Argentina of lawyers for the Rights of Women and of the National Campaign for Legal, Safe and Free Abortion. She has been volunteering for more than 10 years at AFS Intercultural Programs Argentina & Uruguay.