From the erasure of females: meeting with Spanish politician and feminist Angeles Alvarez

We have been pleased to feature an meeting with Spanish feminist and politician that is socialist Alvarez. Created in Zamora in 1961, she ended up being a PSOE (the Partido Socialista Obrero Espanol, the key left-wing party in Spain) deputy (person in the Spanish parliament) for Madrid within the X and XII Legislature, serving as equality spokesperson for the celebration in Congress. As well as other congresswomen, she had been instrumental when you look at the nationwide Pact Against Sexist Violence, which arrived into impact in 2017.

At present she actually is tangled up in an alliance that is international brings together feminists through the Spanish-speaking globe to be able to fight up against the erasure of women’s legal rights, which benefits through the conflict between sex-based liberties and ‘gender identity’ policies. Dominican journalist Raquel Rosario Sanchez talked to her about her origins into the women’s liberation movement, her career as a socialist politician and this new task she coordinates: Contra el Borrado de las Mujeres (Against the Erasure of females). Read more