Inamujer Event, 2008
Activist Jayariyú Farias Montiel Speaks in Detroit at United States Social Forum 2010 about Women in Venezuela. Venezuelan indigenous health organizer and media activist speaks about changes in legislation and behavior regarding violence against women in her country. Her talk is a bonus feature of the 13 July 2010 National Radio Project program "Venezuela: Is the Bolivarian Revolution Working?" The link to the interview follows this text on this webpage:
"The Law Is There, Let's Use It: Ending Domestic Violence in Venezuela," Amnesty International, 2008
Revolutionizing Women's Roles in Venezuela
Venezuela Information Office (VIO)
Since 1999, the government of President Hugo Chávez has established key legal and institutional guarantees for women's rights in Venezuela. These new measures are placing Venezuela at the vanguard of global struggles to promote gender equality.
Our mission is to build a strong US women's movement dedicated to ending the US government blockade of Cuba and to creating mutually beneficial US–Cuba relations; our work is rooted in the concept of universal human rights, racial and economic justice, and women's rights.
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