Meeting of the Commission for the Eradication of Gender-Based Violence and Other Related Intolerance
Education actions with a gender intercultural perspective.
Members of the Commission for the Eradication of Gender-Based Violence and Other Related Intolerance, they held their first meeting in 2021, with the aim of defining strategies to continue working to reduce all kinds of violence within the university community as well as in the external community accompaniment of the venue.
In addition, ideas were provided during the session to incorporate them into the commission's annual plan, including a new initiative to work with children in the city's primary schools, to promote gender-focused education and good practices to eliminate types of violence.
In this sense, teacher Antonia McCoy, coordinator of the Center for Multi-Ethnic Women's Studies and Information (CEIMM-URACCAN) at the Bluefields venue, said that "we work on all the ideas to develop the POA 2021, new activities emerged and we resume some that we have already implemented and have been successful", he detailed.
In addition, McCoy added that "as a new initiative we are considering working in an elementary school and taking it as a pilot school where we will develop studies, talks and activities that will continue to raise awareness and raise awareness of issues of gender-based violence and other related forms," he explained.
This strategy aims to assess the changes children may have in this process of awareness-raising and training from a gender intercultural perspective and the issue of non-violence and non-discrimination between students and teachers.
Likewise, the teacher explains that a new mechanism is being designed to integrate in each space the members of the university with the sons and daughters of these, in a new space where reading is encouraged through stories with intercultural perspective of gender, educational and striking.