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It is time to break the glass ceilings for a woman to reach the Presidency: National Front of Women “For Her, For All”

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As part of a tour of the 32 states of the country, members of the National Women’s Front “For Her, For All” established a network of alliances with women from the scientific, business, academic, civil society, and political spheres to endorse the commitment to get Mexico to elect a woman President for the first time.

At a press conference, the lawyer and former representative from Mexico City, Teresa Ramos, stated that the objective of the National Women’s Front is to try to join forces and listen to women in their territories to build a country with better opportunities can develop. 

“Today we have the opportunity for a woman like Dr. Claudia Sheinbaum to be the President of the country, she is a prepared and consistent woman who has shown that she can take the reins of a country, as she has done in Mexico City,” she said. 

Meanwhile, the feminist lawyer and former federal representative, Lorena Villavicencio, remarked that it is time for women to break the glass ceiling so that a woman can become president of Mexico. In this sense, she maintained that to achieve this objective it is necessary to promote a common agenda hand-in-hand with a woman who champions the causes of a fight for social justice and equality between men and women.

“For this, it is important to create an agenda that allows us to eradicate violence against women, guarantee their economic autonomy and equal pay, the right to health, and ensure that the exercise of power is carried out with a gender perspective,” she stated. 

In this context, the journalist and activist, Indira Mata, as well as the teacher Silvia Beltrán, and Nidia Rosales, activist and promoter of the Vicarious Law, Olimpia, and Sabina, coincided in the movement “For Her, For All”, it is about strengthen an alliance between women from all over the country, to overcome the challenges that millions of women face every day, such as the precariousness of jobs, the overload of care work and the increase in poverty for women and girls, as well as femicide violence.

In this sense, Nidia Rosales pointed out that the Head of Government, Claudia Sheinbaum, supported her when they promoted the Olimpia Law, at a time when few knew about it and supported said the legislation, which leads her to have the firm conviction that she is a woman sensitive to the causes of the Mexican ones.

In this meeting, the professional and feminist, Jazmín Sierra Barba presented the manifesto of 10 ten points that seeks the integration of women from all over the country, but at the same time proposes the construction of an agenda and action plan for Mexican women to achieve the feat of taking a woman that will lead the country. 

During the tour in the state of Baja California, the national coordinators of the movement held a meeting in the city of Tijuana in which they began dialogues with women activists, feminists, representatives of civil society, and women representing different.

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