"Pardon for Miracle already"

The Milagro Sala Front marched to Plaza de Mayo and the Ministry of Social Development to request the “pardon” of the social leader detained in Jujuy since 2016. On the International Day of Working Women, protesters marched from Avenida de Mayo and 9 de Julio towards the square, where women could be seen with colored flares, flags, banners with slogans of freedom and a dramatization with handcuffed women, simulating the arrest suffered by the leader of Tupac Amaru.

“We ask for the application of the figure of pardon for Milagro, a former parliamentarian of the Jujuy Legislature and Parlasur, an institution that she could not enter due to the arbitrary and illegal detention carried out by the Judiciary of Judiciary,” they stated from the Milagro Sala Front. through a statement.

They also expressed the need to “collectively think about the homeland we dream of” and for this, the construction of a “patriotic and feminist agenda that cuts across the national and popular movement, raising the flags of liberation.”

Then, the column went to the Ministry of Social Development, where an act was held demanding that “no worker be in poverty and for a popular agenda for work.”

“We want to stop being the incompatible ones, we know that the processes of gender violence are not finished in six months, it is urgent first that the Accompany and Empower programs are not incompatible, and second, that the Empower in cases of gender violence be sustained and quotas are reopened,” they said in a document. And they added: “The ‘incompatibles’ in our homeland must be found in those who plunder us, exploit us, leave us out of everything. Those incompatibles must be removed from our homeland once and for all.”

The main slogans of the day were “pardon for Miracle now”, “no worker in poverty” and “for a popular agenda for work”.

“Women, lesbians, transvestites, trans, bisexuals, intersex and non-binaries who represent popular feminism knew how to transform pain and project it in order to build a better future, for a homeland with social justice for all,” they concluded.

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J. A. Allen

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