What we do
The area consists of recognized nationwide advocacy activists and professionals who work for the change in laws and public policies for the effective enjoyment of women´s human rights, sexual and reproductive human rights and abortion rights , by building strategic alliances with feminist, sexual diversity, human rights, women's movement and social movements.
This area promotes social mobilization and dialogue with different sectors of the state, the emergence of new agents of change, the generation of legal professionals, health and communication networks and coordination with the academia, among others.
Some of our actions:
To Promote hearings and meetings with decisionmakers in the National Congress, hold forums and seminars with the participation of members from the state, non gubernamental organizations, among others.
- To foster the National Campaign for the Right to Legal, Safe and Free Abortion, by integrating its working committees, participating and spreading their actions;
- To Participate in meetings organized by UN, OEA, MERCOSUR, for the monitoring of International Conferences like Cairo, Beijing and regional treaties.
- To Monitor compliance with international human rights treaties,through the implementation of alternative reports and international litigation.
- To Perform ongoing dissemination of our proposal by distributing materials, preparation of articles and public appearances in the press.
- To Have an active role as members of the Advisory Board of the National Sexual Health and Responsible Parenthood and the Advisory Council of the National Council of Women.
Capacity Building Area
The primary objectives of this space can be synthesized in training health providers, law agents, social movements and women's organizations leaders on issues related to sexual and reproductive human rights, gender violence, catholic´s arguments for the right to decide, among others .
In this sense, uninterrupted, the area has developed the postgraduate courses in Sexual and Reproductive Human Rights with a Gender Perspective for health providers in different regions of Argentina: Northwest regions (NOA), Northeast (NEA) and Center, and in various cities including the city of La Plata and Buenos Aires. These activities are achieved through coordination with the National University of Córdoba, La Plata and Tucumán.
Other activities related to the objectives of the Area includes: workshops with leaders from social movements and women's organizations on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), Symposium on Gender Violence, Human Rights and Maternal Mortality forums, seminars on access to reproductive health and gender violence, among others.
Also, another cross-cutting activities are linked to the elaboration, production and development and distribution of working materials and publications. .
The research area was created to debate the situation of women in the contemporary socio-political context, particularly in relation to sexuality and reproduction.
This area also consider as necessary to generate material for discussion on the complex relationships between religion and sexuality from a gender perspective.
Its lines of inquiry respond to the needs to know and analyze the most important environmental factors that act as important agents in the balance of sexual and reproductive rights of women.
It supports the importance of creating spaces for the public debate, mainly to put under discussion and draw out the ways in which sexuality and reproduction are related to religious-ethical issues.
Through the dissemination and sharing of existing multiplicity of voices aims to contribute to critical reflection on current social and cultural patterns. Thus, the research area proposes to promote discussions on sexuality, gender and religion through research activities and dissemination of research outputs.
One of its projects is carrying out the production, creation and editing of the Religion, Gender and Sexuality Collection.
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El INSGENAR y CDD presentan su nueva publicación "Derechos Humanos de las Mujeres. Recursos y Mecanismos de Reclamo y Monitoreo". Destinada a facilitar la actividad de aquellas personas u organizaciones que deseen promover y defender los derechos humanos de las mujeres, a una vida sin discriminación ni violencia.