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With the aim of contributing and enriching the conversation, the OAS will organize virtual forums, in the form of round tables and webinars, with the participation of international experts on all the topics that the Portal proposes to carry out brainstorming around them. and inclusive discussions. On this page you will find the calendar of upcoming events and the videos of the events already held.

Violence against women and the measures to contain the spread of COVID-19

  • 7/30/2020 10:00 AM
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Event date: 7/30/2020 10:00 AM Export event

Persons in charge of the presentations:

Alejandra Mora Mora, Executive Secretary of the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM/OAS)
Patricia Mora Castellanos, Minister for the Status of Women and Executive President from INAMU, Costa Rica
Mireya del Carmen Muñoz Mera, Vice Secretary for Multilateral Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility, Ecuador
Gloria Edelmira Montenegro Figueroa, Minister for Women and Vulnerable Populations, Peru
Tatiana Rein Venegas, President of the Committee of Experts of the MESECVI
Luz Patricia Mejía Guerrero, CIM/OAS Principal Specialist, Technical Secretary of MESECVI 

This virtual event is part of the dissemination of the most recent publication of the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM/OAS) and the Follow-up Mechanism of the Belém do Pará Convention (MESECVI): “Violence against women and the measures to contain the spread of COVID-19”. This document is the result of a series of meetings with civil society, Women's Ministers and high authorities in the area of violence against women, experts from MESECVI; from the analysis of hundreds of complaints that have circulated in the media; and alerts from public and private organizations about the increase in violence against women during the pandemic.