Within the framework of the commemoration of International Women’s Day, a full agenda of activities organized by different sectors will be developed.
At 11, the Diagonales Business Civil Association will carry out the Third Edition of the bell ringing for equality in tune with the “Ring the Bell for Gender Equality”.
It will take place at the Stock Exchange, located at Calle 48 Nº 515 and will be held under the motto: “For an inclusive digital world: innovation and technology for gender equality”, in accordance with UN Women.
The initiative is carried out in more than 75 Stock Markets around the world and its purpose is to raise awareness and generate a change in the active participation of women in business, highlighting the importance and role of women in the financial and business world, as well as in the directories of companies and organizations.
Recognition will also be made to outstanding women in different areas of the City’s social, economic, cultural, business, scientific, institutional and sports activities.
For its part, the College of Pharmacists of the Province will carry out a live streaming today at 8:30 p.m. under the title “Women who transform”.
It is about a conversation between science journalist Nora Bär; Dr. Beatriz Caputto, president of the National Academy of Sciences; Dr. Juliana Cassataro, who leads the development team of Arvac Cecilia Grierson, the first Argentine vaccine against Covid-19, and pharmacist Eugenia Di Libero, researcher and teacher. There will also be the pharmacist Noelia González from Bahía Blanca.
It is an event that will be broadcast to the entire province through YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/live/Fm_tvR1TsGM.
On the other hand, at the College of Lawyers, after an act that took place yesterday -see aside- today at 10 there will be a conference on the perspective of gender, childhood and adolescence in criminal proceedings; at 3:00 p.m., discussion of young and new lawyers in dialogue; and at 18:30, it will be possible to access the plastic exhibition “Aroma de Mujer”.
For its part, the National University of La Plata develops a series of institutional activities that are part of the “Feminist Week at UNLP.”
Organized by the Secretariat for Human Rights and Equality Policies under the motto “In this 8M 2023 We move the University”, the proposals will take place at the UNLP Rector’s Office and in different units of this house of studies.
The courtyard of the UNLP Presidency building was named after Julieta Lanteri, an illustrious graduate of the National College. Lanteri, the first woman to vote, in 1911 in Argentina, was a doctor, politician and feminist. She also paid tribute to Adriana Calvo, PhD in Physics, teacher, trade unionist, militant and former detainee who disappeared in the last civic-military dictatorship.
Yesterday, at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Museum, a Red Bank was placed, a cultural and peaceful project aimed at raising awareness about violence against women and dissident subjectivities as a social problem. The Bank was placed in the Ethnography Room “Cultural Mirrors” of the Museum of La Plata. The initiative was promoted by the Faculty Faculty of the academic unit.
Today, in adherence to the international and plurinational feminist strike, the UNLP Presidency anticipated that it will provide academic facilities for the 8M mobilization at 4:00 p.m.
Meanwhile, tomorrow at 5:00 p.m. the conversation “Dialogues on the travesti-trans labor quota from the experience of workers” will take place. It will be in Room -204 of the Sergio Karakachoff building) organized by the directorates of Gender Policies and Sexual Diversity and Feminist Policies.
At 12:30 pm, the work Figuras, by Maruja Zapata, will be presented in the “Joaquín V. González” Room, an activity organized by the Institutional Vice-presidency, the Department of Art and Culture and the Department of Human Rights.
On Friday, March 10, at 11, the feminist round “Thinking about university management in terms of gender” will take place. It will be in the Superior Council Room of the Rectorate organized by the Institutional Vice-Presidency and the Secretariat for Human Rights and Equality Policies.
TRIAL BY JURY AND MARCH
Meanwhile, today there will be a mock trial by jury in prison unit 8 for women in Los Hornos. This is an activity organized by the Legal-Democratic Literacy area of the Law Teaching Observatory of the UNLP and the Extension Program on Trial by Jury and Litigation of the Universidad del Este (directed by the lawyer Analía Verónica Reyes) together with the Institute of Judicial Studies of the Supreme Court of the Province of Buenos Aires within the framework of the “Justice Goes to School” Program.
Detainees (participants from the school and university center) and law students will participate, the North American trial lawyer, Peter Furst, CELS lawyers (Agustina Lloret and Barbara Juárez) and the criminal judge Carmen Palacios Arias.
The fact that will be tried in the simulation is a case of sexual violence and the activity is part of a study that is carried out on gender and juries. Specifically on instructions that are given to the jury with a gender perspective. The same activity has been carried out in City schools and in prison unit No. 8 and in Unit No. 9.
On the other hand, today from 5:00 p.m. in Plaza Moreno, a demonstration will start, which will tour the streets of the City under the slogan of leading a full life without violence. Several associations and local groups will participate in it. A delegation representing the women’s branch of the 62 La Plata regional Peronist organizations will also be present, led by Cynthia Alamo, who is a reference for the women of the White and Blue Group and future general secretary.
On March 8, 1857, hundreds of women workers in New York textile factories took to the streets of the city and protested against the long working hours, low wages and the difference they suffered compared to men.