San Luis Potosi, Mexico: Teachers of the Municipal Educational System Trained against Gender Violence


An article from Gobierno muncipal de San Luis Potosi

– Within the framework of the Campaign for the Elimination of Violence against Women “Paint the world orange 2020”

In the framework of the Declaration of Gender Alert Against Women (DAVGM), and continuing the commitment to educate and form a vision of the world based on values ​​and principles for human rights, the Directorate of the Municipal Education Department offered training to its teaching staff for the elimination of violence against women.

Training workshops and conferences, both face-to-face and digital, were carried out for 16 consecutive days for all personnel in the educational system managed by the City Council.

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The head of Municipal Education, Azalea Martínez Navarro, explained that the commitment of the Capital Government is to articulate actions that promote healthy and peaceful coexistence, through strategies that help raise awareness and reduce violence.

“For more than 15 days, we worked to prevent and eradicate violence against women, where for the first time the entire teaching staff, as well as the directors of each educational entity, joined in raising the voice of no more violence against women and girls, working for a culture of peace, for equal conditions and for students to have hope for the future ”.

The official thanked all the educational staff for assuming this commitment, facing the challenges so that all girls and boys can live a life free of violence.

The closing event was also attended by the head of the Women’s Instance, Sofía Córdova Nava; the Executive Secretary of the Municipal System for the Comprehensive Protection of Girls, Boys and Adolescents – SIMPINNA -, Jesús Hernández Jiménez; as well as the Municipal Director of Social Prevention of Violence and Crime with Citizen Participation, Jassán Nieto Guerrero.