Individual Member: Edurne Monreal Garces
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Edurne Monreal Garces lives in Enerit, Navarra, Spain. She is a Social Work graduate and an expert on gender and violence against women. Currently she is studying for a Master’s degree in Empowerment and Leadership in Development Cooperation Projects.
She works as a technician on equal opportunities for a local administration managing a programme to care for women victims of gender violence. In that programme she evaluates and develops the III Equal Opportunities Plan and coordinates a co-education and violence prevention programme in primary and secondary local schools. She has also coordinated a prevention programme against eating disorders. And she has worked as an international expert in integrating a gender perspective in the Nicaraguan national prison system.
In 2008 she created a local young women’s association in her community and she has been a Board Member with the Federación Española de Mujeres Jóvenes (Spanish Young Women’s Federation). She is currently a member of Red NAWEY.
Her call is to fight in defense of women’s rights and her dream is a sustainable world where women are free from discrimination just for being women.
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