The Chief of Staff, Juan Manzur, and the Minister for Women, Gender and Diversity, Elizabeth Gómez Alcorta, today led a new working meeting of the first Cabinet for the Mainstreaming of Gender Policies that seeks to “guarantee that the perspective is translated from effectively in public policy”.
During the meeting, Manzur assured that “there is a political decision of the President of the Nation to consolidate and mainstream the perspective of gender and diversity, both in the management of the State and in the policies that are carried out throughout the country.”
He also highlighted “the coordinated work carried out between the different government areas to meet the objective of putting these guidelines at the top of the public agenda.”
The meeting was held within the framework of the third edition of We Move the Worldin commemoration of March 8, International Day of Working Women, according to an official statement.
For its part, Gomez Alcorta d.He said that the Government “understood that it was not enough to create a specialized ministry, but that they should all have gender areas”, and added that currently, “96% of cabinet agencies have gender-specific areas, of which 83% were created during this administration”.
“Looking ahead, the data shows that, in the most impoverished population, the majority are women who also have care responsibilities. That is why we insist on promoting positive actions to include them in all the policies that are promoted in the framework of economic recovery,” the official said.
From the meeting, held in the Dome of the Kirchner Cultural CenterThe ministers of Health also participated, Carla Vizzotti; of Culture, Tristán Bauer; of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Julián Domínguez; Environment and Sustainable Development, Juan Cabandié; Productive Development, Matías Kulfas; of Tourism and Sports, Matías Lammens and of Justice and Human Rights, Martín Soria.
Also in attendance were the Minister of Transport, Alexis Guerrera; of Labour, Employment and Social Security, Claudio Moroni; of Science, Technology and Innovation, Daniel Filmus; Foreign Affairs, Trade and Worship, Santiago Cafiero; and of Education, Jaime Perczyk.
Also present were the Executive Director of the National Agency for Disability (Andis), Fernando Galarraga, the director of the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (Indec), Marco Lavagna; the head of the Federal Administration of Public Revenues (AFIP), Mercedes Marcó del Pont and the President of Argentine Water and Sanitation (AySA), Malena Galmarini, among others.