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Women and Constitution: the constitutional reform from gender-sensitive analysis

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Tonight (Thursday), at 7:00 pm, you are invited by the Torrevieja Casino Cultural Society to a presentation on women and the constitution, organised by the University of Alicante in Torrevieja and the City Council, through the Department of Equality.

The conference will take place at the Casino Cultural Society of Torrevieja at 19:00 hours, and the presenter will be the Constitutional Law professor at the University of Alicante, María Concepción Torres Díaz.

Admission is free until full capacity.

The paper ‘Women and Constitution: the constitutional reform from a gender-sensitive analysis’ takes as reference on December 6, 2018, when the Spanish Constitution turned 40 years, and uses this emblematic date as a basis to make a disquisition about the need of a revision of the Fundamental Standard from the perspective of women as a constituent subject. In this way, it is intended to offer a reflection on how the law in general, and the constitutional law in particular, has thought (and thinks) of women.

Torres Díaz is also a professor of the Master in Ill-treatment and Gender Violence at UNED. She also teaches in the University Master’s Degree in Law at the University of Alicante and is a practicing lawyer at the Murcia Bar Association. She is currently Secretary of the Feminist Network of Constitutional Law and Coordinator of the Teacher Network of Gender and Equality in Constitutional Law and Freedom of Beliefs. Among her many initiatives, she highlights her appearance in the Congress of Deputies before the Subcommittee on Social Network Studies integrated in the Internal Affairs Commission or her participation in the Working Groups and Commissions of the State Council for the Participation of Women for the preparation of the report. of the Strategic Plan for Equality of Opportunities 2013-2016 and 2018-2021.

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