The Government of Venezuela continues to move forward and is committed to guaranteeing gender equality and full rights to equality, continuing to build a society free of violence against women, and strengthening the comprehensive empowerment of women, Ambassador of Venezuela and The Permanent Representative highlighted this Thursday. Before the United Nations Organization (UN), Hector Constant.
“We have come to the Bolivarian Government voluntarily to present all the achievements and advances of Venezuela, and to discuss the challenges that still exist, to guarantee that our country remains feminist, to promote its continues to advance into already very advanced normative statements. About women’s human rights and gender equality, and the overall development and empowerment of that feminine power that has hollowed us out throughout history,” said the ambassador.
9th Report on Human Rights of Women
This Thursday, Venezuela presented its 9th report on the human rights of women to the Committee for the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). The exhibition was opened by the Minister of Women and Gender Equality, Diva Guzmán, who highlighted the commitment and enduring work of the national government and authorities to guarantee equality of conditions and rights for women to live in a society free from violence. different areas of life.
For Ambassador Constant, the presentation by Minister Diva Guzmán “has been magisterial, revealing the progress made in the revolution, especially in the last eight years, since our last report was presented to this committee.”
He recognized that “this delegation is of the highest level with public servants who are in charge of designing policies for the benefit of women. In this sense, this delegation has responded in the most satisfactory way, to the demands made by 23 representatives of other nationalities”. The set of questions asked, who are part of the committee, all women. We are answering the truth about Venezuela and guaranteeing with facts what is happening in Venezuela.
Venezuela moves forward in gender equality
Similarly, a Venezuelan diplomat commented that any country in the world would also have challenges in the field of human rights and women and that Venezuela does not avoid it, “but in this case it is very advanced and we guaranteed progress in gender equality”. Yes, we have made significant progress on women’s rights”.
“Our legislation has worked for judicial reform and thus gender progress,” she said.
Likewise, he insisted that Venezuela is in line with worldwide progress in education, training, awareness, what to do with the fact that there is no impunity against women. We have taken tough steps and we must commit more every day.
Constant affirmed that work “must continue to guarantee that there is no impunity for women. We have to be more committed. When the rate of violence against women is zero, when there is no violence against women, we must remain calm.” Needed
Looking at the progress and achievements presented to the Committee this Thursday, Ambassador Hector Constant stressed that Venezuela has a feminist government committed to the values and rights of women.
“We are facing a state which is committed to values, norms and is fully aware of the importance of guaranteeing gender equality,” he said.
She reiterated the widespread presence of women in power and the leadership of women in all areas of civic power, “We have had increased women’s leadership and we will continue to work and push for more comprehensive protections for women.”
Start of the day: Presentation of the report at the United Nations
Prior to the presentation of the report, Ambassador Héctor Constant indicated on his account on the social network Twitter that Minister Diva Guzmán headed the Venezuelan delegation.
Inicia defensa voluntaria del 9no Informe de Venezuela ante Comité contra la Discriminación de la Mujer (CEDAW). Ministra @d_guzmanl lidera Delegación Nacional con intervención que resalta los avances y desafíos de nuestro país para garantizar el empoderamiento integral femenino. pic.twitter.com/xI1N7my5IK
— Hector Constant Rosales (@h_constant) May 18, 2023