Citizens asks to reprove Irene Montero for Frivolize to equate Afghan and Spanish women

Citizens has presented an initiative at the Congress of Deputies to fail the Minister of Equality, Irene Montero, for "Frivolize" in some statements "equatin

Citizens asks to reprove Irene Montero for Frivolize to equate Afghan and Spanish women

Citizens has presented an initiative at the Congress of Deputies to fail the Minister of Equality, Irene Montero, for "Frivolize" in some statements "equating the situation experienced by women in Afghanistan with which women live in Spain".

This has been announced, this Wednesday, at a press conference the spokesman for the Liberal Party at Congress, Edmundo Bal, who has called Montero to "rectify" and retract from his words during a radiochable interview.

"I believe that all cultures and all religions have forms, with different levels of hardness of that violence, to oppress women. That happens in Afghanistan, but it also happens in Spain with intolerable rates of macho murders," said the Minister of equality in the interview.

Citizens are accused of "equating" Spain and Afghanistan and "frivolize" on "the terrifying situation in which women are in the hands of the Taliban." "It's embarrassment and intolerable," Bal has reprimanded.

The renowning letter, which the world has had access, is resounding with the Montero Minister. "Wanting to compare two actual realities is not only an insult to intelligence, but also a banalization of horror that women and girls are currently living that, unfortunately, have not been able to leave Afghanistan in the evacuation efforts organized by the participating nations Of the NATO mission in the country, "says proposition not law.

"These affirmations by the maximum responsible for gender equality of the Government not only demonstrate a deep ignorance on their part on the reality of Afghanistan, but they suppose, in our opinion, a frivolity taking into account the humanitarian drama to which The population in this country is impaired in an inexorable way in the coming years, "continues the letter.

In addition, he notifies that the Minister of Equality makes a "contempt" to the "great progress" on equality that have been carried out in Spain since the entry into force of the 1978 Constitution.

In its appearance, Bal has recognized that in Spain "we still have a lot to win and fight on the matter of equality of women," but it has warned that "the situation of Afghan women is truly dramatic and terrifying compared to the situation that Women live in Spain ", so it is" intolerable "to compare the two realities.

In parallel to reprobation, citizens have promoted since its parliamentary group in the European Parliament a Charter in which it claims the Interior and Equal Commissioners that make special "emphasis" to get out of Afghanistan to women who have occupied public office in These years in the country, such as judges or other professions, and who now risks to be repreherent for the new regime.

Updated Date: 03 September 2021, 10:29

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