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CIM Bulletin
May 2022
CIM and the Spanish Mission to the OAS exchange gender-focused approaches to crisis situations
 

On May 2nd, the technical team of the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM) met with the Ambassador-at-Large for COVID-19 and Global Health of the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation, Borja Cabezón and the Ambassador of the Spanish Mission to the OAS, Carmen Montón; to exchange pandemic response experiences. Special emphasis was placed on the importance of generating a global strategy that includes a gender perspective in a cross-cutting manner in future crises.
OAS High Level Group to strengthen women's political participation makes first working trip to Dominican Republic
 


The OAS High Level Group for Strengthening Women's Political Participation, of the OAS General Secretariat, through the Department of Electoral Cooperation and Observation (DECO) and with the support of the CIM, made its first working trip to the Dominican Republic from May 8th to 11th. Led by the former President of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla, the Group held meetings with various government authorities, institutions, and political and social actors to learn about the work being promoted in the area of women's political participation.
39th Assembly of Delegates of the CIM in Panama: Building Bridges for New Gender Pacts


 
Panama hosted the Thirty-ninth Assembly of Delegates of the CIM on May 25-26, the first face-to-face meeting after two years of the COVID-19 pandemic. For two days, the delegates took part in working sessions where they exchanged best practices and areas of cooperation for the advancement and reduction of gaps in the region.

This edition of the Assembly of Delegates of the CIM involved the positioning of essential issues for the advancement of the gender agenda in the region. The "Declaration of Panama," approved in this space, marks the milestone of the introduction of new social and economic pacts that position women through parity as a pillar for democratic governance; that address reducing the burden of unpaid care work, which hinders their insertion and formal labor reinsertion; and sororal leadership, positioned as the political ethics of alliances generated among women, in this and in all spaces where the equality agenda is situated. The Declaration of Panama highlights the need to recognize women in all their diversity and to design policies and laws with an intersectional approach.
 
Event available online here. (only in Spanish)

MESECVI organizes a series of forums on symbolic violence and its impact on women's rights

With a view to generating a reflection that could serve as the basis for a regional declaration, the the Follow-up Mechanism of the Belém do Pará Convention (MESECVI) organized a series of forums on "Symbolic violence and its impact on the exercise of women's rights”. The first two meetings, held on May 24th and 31st, brought together experts from the Committee of Experts of the MESECVI and representatives of the States Parties, academia and civil society.
 
Within the conversations, what stood out was the idea that symbolic violence underlies all other forms of violence against women and needs to be conceptualized in order to prevent and eradicate. The last in this series of forums will be held on June 7th.

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COVID-19 in Women's Lives: Global Emergence of Care. (English)
Violence against Women in the Face of Measures to Reduce the Spread of COVID-19 (English)
COVID-19 in Women's Lives: Reasons for Recognizing Differential Impacts (English)
Declaration of Santo Domingo on Equality in the Exercise of Women's Political Rights and the Strengthening of Democracy. (English)
Inter-American Model Law on Care (English)
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