Fabiana Tuñez was considered a Woman (UN women), the entity that fights for gender equality and women’s empowerment, as one of the hundred most influential personalities for her work in favour of women’s rights.
This recognition was celebrated by President Mauricio Macri, who congratulated her on Twitter. “Congratulations to Fabiana Tuñez for having been chosen one of the 100 most influential people in the world on gender issues among more than 9,000 candidates from around the world big Fabiana!” he wrote.
MACRI congratulated the owner of the INAM for his recognition on Twitter
For his part, the head of the National Institute of Women thanked him and stressed the importance of the State prioritize gender issues on the agenda. “Thank you very much Mr President for defining the theme of women as a state Agenda for the first time,” he replied. Last year, UN women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka visited Argentina and at its meeting with Tuñez, highlighted the importance and achievement of the regulation of the economic reparation regime for daughters of femicide victims, also known As a breeze law, whose name is in honor of the daughter of Daiana Barrionueva, a 24-year-old girl who was murdered by her partner in 2014.
Fabiana Tuñez with the director of a Woman | Photo: UN Women
Fabiana Tuñez is a women’s rights activist since 1994. She is co-founder of the Asociación Civil Association and executive director of the National Women’s Institute (INAM).