Women’s Organizations Highlight the Government’s Work to Protect Women

Conadur highlighted the involvement of President Giammattei and his initiative to eradicate violence.

by Pamela Contreras

Guatemala City, by Yuliza Muñoz -AGN-. Linsleyd Tillit, on behalf of women’s organizations, thanked the current administration for its work favoring women.

After approving the proposal to increase the budget to improve the comprehensive support centers for women survivors of violence -Caimus-, Tillit highlighted the commitment of President Alejandro Giammattei to this topic.

She stated, “I want to thank you for your commitment; it made me want to cry when I heard you say that you would talk to the Finance Committee. Thank you for this commitment.”

The proposal was approved at the fourth meeting of the National Urban and Rural Development Council -Conadur-. During the event, the president committed to developing the necessary steps so that the finance commission of the Congress of the Republic has a resource allocation for the Caimus next year.

The representative of the women’s organizations also spoke about the president’s involvement and willingness to work together.

Actions for the Benefit of Women

In addition, Linsleyd Tillit referred to the actions of the government and its participation in the different spaces for dialogue to address plans to help victims of violence.

She expressed her gratitude for the commitment to address violence against women within the guidelines established by the Planovi, National Plan for the Eradication of Violence against Women, and Conaprevi, National Coordinator for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and Violence against Women.

Finally, she said that women’s organizations highlight the work of President Giammattei in terms of the Caimus, the strengthening of women’s institutions through the Presidential Secretariat for Women, and the coordination of Conaprevi.

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