Advocacy events at La Alianza

Advocacy

  1. A first approach with the Observatory of Sexual and Reproductive Health (OSAR by its acronym in Spanish) for addressing teen pregnancy and sexual violence in children and adolescents to build a joint strategy for its eradication.
  2. On May 18, the National Director of ALA was invited to the “Meeting of Women Leaders on a 50/50 Planet in 2030” with the support of UN Women and the Embassy of Mexico; as one of the 100 women leaders of our country, where she proposed to hold a meeting of teenagers and young women who participate in this processes from the new generations.
  3. On May 27 was held the first Forum on Sexual Violence at the Congress, where the Director of ALA participated as a speaker and moderator. As an outcome of the forum, a Letter of Commitment was signed between several state and civil society representatives, with the objective to address the problem, in order to propose: to incorporate on the educational curriculum, secular sexual and reproductive health education with a scientific approach, to integrate a working space for assessing criminal reforms that allows the classification of forced pregnancy and maternity through rape, and to drive a comprehensive policy compensation due to rape.
  4. On May 26th ALA´s National Director and representatives from the Departments of Social Work and Psychology, attended to a meeting at the Royal Palace Hotel with the aim to socialise – with 11 people representing different organisations supported by Kind, that work with children, and adolescent victims of different types of violence (physical, sexual, immigration)- the model of comprehensive care under which ALA serves the residents from their time of their admission and through their stay.