The H. Congress of the State of Baja California Sur by the Permanent Commission for Gender Equality of the XVI. legislative period Calls on Southern California women to contribute proposals for the grant the “María Dionisia Villarino Espinoza” medal.an award that has been awarded since 2003.
The name of this award is in honor the Southern Californian María Dionisia Villarino Espinoza, “La Coronela” who was born in Todos Santos in 1865 and died in his hometown in 1957. One of the most notable was his participation in the revolutionary group against Victoriano Huerta. as well as the courage to stand in front of soldiers in war. Since you are also one of the few women recognized and licensed as Mexican midwives, among other things, activities in favor of women’s rights.
“For her time, she was a breakthrough woman who paved the way for all of us; who fought and also took part in the Mexican Revolution, and that in addition to her work as a housewife in the house, she also bore responsibility for this revolutionary struggle and paved the way for all of us. So it is an example to follow, it is an example to prevail for Baja California Sur,” said Representative Gabriela Cisneros Ruiz.
According to Cisneros Ruiz, The medal is specifically awarded to the most outstanding woman in Southern California for active participation in the development of Baja California Sur, as well as for the social, cultural, economic, scientific or political work that they regularly carry out as part of their daily activities for the benefit of the State. In addition, a stronger dialogue between state institutions is sought.
“We have also developed a strategy to be able to establish the link in different cases; Above all, we will ask for assistance from city councils and various areas so that they can help us both in disseminating and monitoring the receipt of the documents,” he said.
The age to join this call is aged 18 and over and must approve of the design of a work women’s rights in the state. From an economic point of view, the price is a minimum salary of 12 months, about 74,000 pesos.
Finally, the deadline for submitting proposals is October 1st this year. The basics can be found on the official state convention website.