translated from Spanish: Education with gender equity: the plan of the Ministers Pla and Cubillos to eradicate sexism

the Minister of education, Marcela Cubillos, signed Thursday a labour agreement with the Minister of women and gender equity, Isabel Plá, to implement the plan that contributes to «equality of conditions and opportunities for women in the field of education».
The work comprised three main edges plan proposes, firstly, strategies to «ensure equality in the learning processes of children», appealing to the Elimination of the gender stereotypes in education. In this sense, it also highlights the formation and training of teachers without gender bias, «so that they do not limit the capabilities, skills and aspirations of girls».
The second edge of the plan aims at the reinforcement of the vocation that «girls and women freely choose their life project» and they can qualify for more opportunities.
In the same vein, the third point proposes «tolerance zero to gender-based violence» in any area, transcending these measures from early childhood education to the school and higher.
Soon the Ministry of education, through Undersecretary of early childhood education, start a work table with professionals in civil society, to identify gender gaps present in education and ensure the goals raised at the Convention.
The agreement between both ministries was developed within the framework of the commitments of women Agenda, presented in 2018 may by President Sebastián Piñera, with the aim of «advance decisively on the Elimination of all forms of discrimination against the» women».

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