10 August, 2022

Canada joined the commemoration of the International Women's Day

By Luisa Moncada

City of Toronto, in Canada, he joined multitudinous marches for the commemoration of the International Women's Day, It is 8 of March.

Thousands of women, men and children raised their voices to demand respect for human rights of women, the universal childcare service so that mothers can join their jobs in fair conditions after maternity, equitable wages and an end to gender violence.

The Latin American community was present in this demonstration. Dozens of Spanish speakers joined in and demanded from the streets of one of the most famous cities in the world, that Latino governments implement policies of change to end the situation of violence that allows a woman to be murdered in the region every two hours for the mere fact of being a woman.

In Latin America and the Caribbean, according to a recent ECLAC report (Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean), are located 14 of the 25 countries with the highest rates of femicidal violence in the world, being El Salvador and Honduras, the countries where the most femicides are committed. In addition, the document records that only 2 decade 100 aggressors are prosecuted for this crime.