Peru will hold on Monday the First International Meeting on Political Violence Against Women, an activity in which parliamentarians from Latin America will participate with the premise of discussing the advances and setbacks of rights, violence, vulnerability to which women in the region are exposed.
The parliamentary representatives of Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Canada and The United States will meet at the emblematic Palace of Congress in Lima to discuss concrete actions to mitigate female aggression, said Telesur yesterday.
Likewise, the forum will be attended by specialists from different national and international organizations. It will also have the participation of the Bureau of Peruvian Women Parliamentarians (MMPP), and other political figures from Peru.
“The Peruvian congresswoman, Alejandra Aramayo, explained that during the celebration of the event work tables will be set up to propose State policies that allow women to govern and carry out their political functions freely”, informed Telesur.
“Political violence against women undermines the full exercise of their rights and fundamental freedoms, especially their right to participate in political life and the exercise of their functions inherent in the position they hold,” concluded Aramayo, according to the aforementioned media.