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The 29th World Congress of Public Services International (PSI),
meeting in Durban, South Africa, on 27-30 November 2012
that the organisations affiliated to Public Services International have participated in the construction of women’s human rights and protection mechanisms for the eradication of the many expressions of gender, ethnic, class and racist-related violence in our region;
WITH REFERENCE to,
among others, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), the Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence against Women (Convention of Belém do Pará) and the Brasilia Consensus of the 11th Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean;
at the alarming increase in recent years of the statistics on violence against women or feminicide to use a term commonly used in this subregion to describe the killing of women and the prevailing impunity of the perpetrators caused by the judicial system;
RESOLVES, therefore, to:
See all Congress resolutions including the Program of Action and the Constitution.