Teresa Amarelle, Secretary General of the Federation of Cuban Women, will speak today at a high-level dialogue on caring societies in Latin America and the Caribbean, based in Argentina.
The meeting will take place in this capital at 3:00 pm local time and is intended to analyze the current context and the implementation of public policies that guarantee the redistribution of this work.
In addition, the debate will focus on the development of universal, intersectoral, comprehensive, co-responsible and sustainable care systems that guarantee equal rights.
The dialogue is part of the XV Regional Conference on Women, which was officially inaugurated a day earlier by Argentine President Alberto Fernandez.
During this, presentations are planned from officials from countries such as Colombia, Paraguay and Spain, as well as the chairman of the Committee for the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, Gladys Acosta.
The meeting is convened by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean and the United Nations Unit on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.
The event was attended by representatives of governments, organizations, academia and members of civil society, especially feminist movements.
Its main theme is The Care Society: Horizon for a Sustainable Recovery with Equality, and at least 31 parallel activities are planned.