director Women’s Institute, silent columnAct of a Society Free from Gender-Based Violence Castile-La Mancha includes sexual exploitation and for this purpose considers it as gender-based violence because it “represents a very serious problem that threatens the most basic and fundamental human rights such as life and freedom”.
The District Manager works in three major areas within his jurisdiction: prevention and awareness through a growing array of subsidies; special attention to female victims of sexual exploitation Comprehensive Care and Evaluation Center and finally awareness raising actions through campaigns.
this Government of Castile-La Mancha pointed out that preventing and raising awareness of trade for sexual exploitation are “two basic tools” to eliminate this serious structural problem, and in this sense, the sector emphasized “because” to the work carried out by third-party organizations in the region. As a Government whose goal is to prevent and raise awareness of trafficking in human beings for the purpose of sexual exploitation, we have a goal to set ourselves, and moreover, when we see and know that this manifestation of gender-based violence affects women and girls above all else. “
This was expressed by Pilar Callado, director of the Women’s Institute, in her speech at the opening of the IX Conference ‘Human trafficking for prostitution and sexual exploitation’ this morning. Progress in the abolition of prostitution organized by Médicos del Mundo Castilla-La Mancha. Drawing on the forum attended by nearly 60 people, Callado congratulated the party on their 25 years of work in the region and thanked them for “the tremendous work being done year over year and there are now nine to consolidate it”. conferences as an inevitable event in the educational agenda of professionals in the field of health, social and equality in our autonomous community.
The director also emphasized that the Law on a Society Free from Gender-Based Violence in Castilla-La Mancha includes sexual exploitation and for this purpose it is treated as sexual violence because it is a very serious problem that threatens the most basic and fundamental human rights. life and freedom.
By the same token, human trafficking is a problem of “enormous size and complexity affecting mainly women and girls as they make up 92 percent of victims worldwide, and also girls among the victims”.
The director of the Women’s Institute explained that to tackle this, the regional Executive is working in three broad areas within its mandate: prevention and awareness, through a staggering line of subsidies; At the Integral Center for Attention and Value, both educational and awareness-raising actions are provided to promote special attention to female victims of sexual exploitation and, finally, to promote equal and respectful relationships and to make sexual exploitation visible as a form of gender violence. as well as at the general level with awareness campaigns and educational activities for the whole society.
This final goal is part of today’s conferences to raise awareness of the serious problem posed by trafficking for sexual exploitation as a result of the regional government’s “alliance” with third sector organisations, because “it’s clear we have to.” Tell the entire society, in this case the Castilla-La Mancha society, that we must not only be a society free from gender-based violence, trafficking and sexual exploitation, but united to achieve this. eliminate it,” Callado agreed. For this, issues such as anti-slavery policies, pornography or prostitution will be discussed by experts in the field throughout the training.
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