On the problems of women's unemployment in Kozani, with the intense for many years, mining activity, reported on Friday Vryzidou MP N.. Kozani in the teleconference of the Women Network of the French Parliamentary Assembly, 19/01/2021
Current issues of women presented by the Women's Network of the French Parliamentary Assembly.
The Women Network of the French Parliamentary Assembly met via teleconference, in the context of the regular work of the Convention, with the participation of more than sixty delegations by the countries participating in the Convention. The Greek Parliament was represented by MP N.. Kozani, Member of the Greek delegation to the French Parliamentary Assembly, K. Friday of Vrizidou.
The President of the Women's Network, K. Maryse Gaudreault, presented the Network Activities Report for its second half 2020.
A video of the Goncourt des lycéens winner was shown 2020 author of the book “Impatient” K. Djaïli Amadou Amal, who spoke about the tragic conditions experienced by women in the Sahel region of Africa, extending south of the Sahara, between the Atlantic Ocean and the Red Sea, underlining the the need to combat all forms of violence against women.
The presentation followed, by the relevant rapporteurs, of reports:
– to combat harassment of women in parliaments,
– on the position of women in the extractive industries,
– for the financial autonomy of women,
– for the selection of educational directions for girls,
– for cyberbullying (cyberviolence) against women and children.
Yet,The question that will be submitted by the Women's Network to the Secretary General was chosen. of French, next week, in the relevant plenary procedure and a draft resolution was adopted to be put to the vote in plenary, regarding the combating cyberbullying against women and children.
The Greek Member of Parliament K. Friday of Vrizidou, intervened in section "on the position of women in the extractive industries "as originating from the Kozani Regional Authority, area with intense for many years, mining activity, referred to the problems faced by women there, as the specialties for work in the mining industry are mainly addressed to men, resulting in increased unemployment of women p’ these areas.
Σημείωσε ότι τα τελευταία χρόνια, due to the energy transition to RES and the gradual reduction of lignite mining, the area finds it difficult to create new activities, resulting in an increase in overall unemployment and even more so in women.
He stressed the need to look for them, with an exchange of views, the appropriate solutions and suggestions, both at European level, as well as worldwide, for areas affected by the contraction of mining activities, due to the energy transition.
Friday of Vrizidou
Member of Parliament N.. Kozani_New Democracy