US Ambassador William Duncan at the launch of the observatory. / J. Quintero.US Embassy
After participating in the launch of the Politically Active Violence Against Women Observatory in 2023 and 2024, US Ambassador William Duncan affirms that El Salvador can make a ‘major change’ if it fights gender violence bottom.
He explained his theory that the biggest challenges for El Salvador are the economy and jobs. And he pointed out: “If we can open up space for women, we will see a big change in El Salvador. How can we do that? We must fight gender violence and support women who want to enter the business. Not only is access to microcredit for who needs it, but it is also a means of promoting women’s participation in the democratic life of this country.” women’s participation in all sectors of the economy.
90% of the events monitored in the 2021 election process were expressions or signs of symbolic, psychological or emotional violence.
Source: Diario Elmundo