The Minister of Women, Gender and Diversity, Elizabeth Gómez Alcorta, together with national legislators, announced this Thursday the approach of a joint work for a comprehensive reform of Law 26,485 on “Comprehensive Protection to Prevent, Punish and Eradicate Violence against Women in the areas in which they develop their interpersonal relationships “, through a participatory and federal process.
The meeting was held in the Chamber of Deputies, within the framework of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
As indicated by the portfolio led by Gómez Alcorta, the proposal seeks to put into discussion “new types and modalities of gender violence.”
It also proposes to incorporate the perspective of diversity, provide tools to address violence in a new institutional context and strengthen the role of the provinces, municipalities and territorial social organizations, among other fundamental issues to consolidate “a comprehensive model of State policy towards gender-based violence, “he announced in a statement.
The process of reform of the regulation will involve the organization of territorial forums for participatory consultation in all the country’s provinces and the creation of working groups with specialists to discuss the necessary regulatory reforms in the area of gender-based violence, economic violence by reasons of gender, access to habitat, access to work, among others, it was specified.
The debates and the information gathered will be the fundamental input for the drafting of the bill.