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National Police, AECID, INTEC and IPE, begin diploma "Due Diligence and Gender"

The course will be aimed at 25 participants, officers of the National Police, with the aim of contributing to the elimination of gender violence against women in the Dominican Republic

National Police, AECID, INTEC and IPE, begin diploma "Due Diligence and Gender"

SANTO DOMINGO. - The National Police, through the Specialized Directorate for Attention to Women and Intrafamily Violence Spanish Agency for International Cooperation for Development (AECID), the Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC) and the IInstitute of Police Studies IPE, they opened the diplomat en "Gender Violence and Due Diligence".

The police training program on gender violence was presented at a ceremony led by the Spanish ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Antonio Pérez-Hernández y Torra; the rector of INTEC, Julio Sánchez Maríñez and the director general of the National Police, Edward Sánchez González.  

Perez-Hernandez He said that the Spanish Cooperation Agency is highly committed to the Dominican Republic with a relationship of more than 30 years with jobs in multiple sectors. “At present, support for the Dominican State in its reform and transformation process has been one of the priority lines, with particular emphasis on the areas of justice and security. For this, work has been done to strengthen public institutions that ensure citizen security ”, express.

On your side, Dalul Ordehi, Dean of the Area of ​​Social Sciences and Humanities of INTEC, indicated that inequalities of power between men and women, And the gender violence as its most dramatic expression, constitute strong obstacles for the development of societies, they affect human development, the proper growth of boys and girls and constitute a major impediment to economic growth.

He specified that the diploma in addressing gender violence that will be given to officers of the National Police constitutes an important opportunity for the academy to contribute to society to combat this scourge that daily mourns Dominican families.

Likewise, Desiree del Rosario, academic coordinator of the Center for Gender Studies, pointed out that the training program they will teach seeks root out la gender violence in all forms of relationship.

Meanwhile, Celeste Yanet Jiménez Cabral, director of the Specialized Directorate of Attention to Women and Intrafamily Violence (DEAMVI) specified that the diploma is part of the strategic actions of that police agency with the aim of preventing gender violence.

At the event, which was held in the auditorium of the Police Educational Plaza (formerly Duarte Camp), the Special Directorate for Attention to Women and Intrafamily Violence presented a report on the work it carries out in favor of non-violence against women and A version of the song “Se behaved mal” was released, as part of the new campaign that promotes peaceful coexistence.  

With the diploma, which in its first delivery will be aimed at 25 participants, officers of the National Police, the aim is to contribute to the elimination of gender violence against women in the Dominican Republic, through training actions and intervention actions that strengthen the timely response capacity of the National Police, with the incorporation of a comprehensive perspective and gender and human rights approaches, as well as the design of strategies that meet the criteria of due diligence in the care of victims of violence.

“This diploma is one of the most important actions to strengthen the capacities of the personnel that are part of DEAMVI. It is part of the institutional development component, since with this it is promoted that the heads of DEAMVI regional divisions, as well as the departmental commanders and the staff of the integral command of the direction, develop those capacities and can achieve a high degree of awareness and commitment to promoting that living together is loving from the scope of peaceful coexistence and non-violence towards women, ”said the head of DEAMVI, Colonel Jiménez Cabral.

The study program consists of four modules, 70 hours (60 theoretical,

10 practices), in an intensive period of 10 weeks, in virtual format with four accompanying face-to-face meetings.

The diploma course will have a double degree from Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC) and will be taught at the Center for Gender Studies (CEG-INTEC) and the Institute of Police Studies (IPE), a specialized instance in the area of ​​Social Sciences and Humanities that, from the production of knowledge, seeks to promote cultural transformations , political and social, contributing to the consolidation of a national mobilization gender agenda, and to the development of leaderships committed to reducing hierarchies based on gender.

The funds for the execution of this ambitious project are provided by the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID), an institution created in November 1988 as the management body of the Spanish policy of international cooperation for development and oriented to the fight against poverty and sustainable human development.

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