The National Strategy
"Women Have Rights", which leads the Ministry of
Information and Communications Technologies (MINTIC), the
Presidential Office for Equality for Women, the Presidential Agency
for Social Action and International Cooperation with the support of
the Integral Program Against Gender Violence Fund of the United
Nations and Spain for the achievement of Millennium Development
Goals, aims to help to reduce all forms of violence against women and
especially against women in situations of displacement.
In its first phase "Women
Have Rights" has been proposed change processes for the State
and society and take the new legal environment (Law 1257 and Order
092 from 2008) as an opportunity to move towards a life free of
violence against women, clearly establishing responsibilities and
protocols of care for women victims of gender violence and
This meeting will allow,
through socialization of experiences of mayors, governors and
organizations, that officially have joined to the strategy, joint
actions between the different territories and the national level,
setting goals and challenges to the process of territorial
sustainability of the strategy in the light of the election of new
departmental and municipal governments and define the guidelines for
the construction of the Action Plan 2012.
Also, on October 14
has been set to perform with the participants of the workshop the
meeting of Spokespersons of the Act 1257, developed by the Ministry
of ICT in agreement with the Foundation Women, Art and Life (MAVI) in
different regions of the country.
workshop which is implemented with the video transformation
methodology for the appropriation of the law by public officers,
media and various organizations so, will become spokespeople for
their achievements in various scenarios.
(Source: Mintic –