Buenos dias! Many thanks greatly, Mr. President and Madame Vice President.
Wef only I possibly might be here to you in individual. But please be sure i am going to soon come to Colombia.
I do believe in the outset for this meeting you have got expected an extremely crucial concern. And it’s also the question that is right as much as International Women’s Day: exactly why is women’s financial empowerment vital to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?
And I also shall provide you with my solution: Because women are the pillar — las mujeres son la base — of financial development, both in Latin America, and throughout the world.
Through the factory flooring towards the class room into the boardroom this is the empowerment of females that will make a big difference in whether country’s future is bright or dimmed.
This may never be news to numerous of you. Colombia happens to be a frontrunner in sex equality in the area. This nation possesses rich tradition of trailblazing females. Probably the most well-known is Policarpa Salavarrieta, “La Pola”, as she ended up being understood.
Los angeles Pola was just 14 whenever she aided lead your independency motion during the early 19 th century. A seamstress by time and a freedom fighter when the sun goes down she embodied the character for this country. And, needless to say, she had been the very first girl to show up on your currency. Continue reading Threads of Success – Empowering feamales in Latin America and all over the world