3rd National Plan of Women’s Policies

Where
Brazil
When
2016
Who
The Secretariat of Women’s Policies of the Presidency of Republic.
Key objectives of the measure:

The Ministry of Culture takes part in this interministerial efforts, especially regarding the promotion of access of women to cultural assets and information technologies, as well as supporting free and alternative media and promoting the access of women to cultural production media and programs of development of cultural output. It is therefore commited to: (i) fostering cultural production that values the expressions of women and their contribution toward Brazilian cultural diversity; (ii) encouraging the production, dissemination and distribution of audiovisual material, books, educational/informative material and other cultural productions that touch on the presence of women in history and culture, considering the ethnic, racial, sexual orientation, gender identity, generational and special needs intersections, (iii) promoting the dissemination of information and publications about gender in public and community libraries; (iv) encouraging and fostering the creative talents of women in the many spheres of artistic activities; (v) ensuring the insertion of women on economic opportunities created by the programs and projects of public incentives and development in the area of culture; and (vi) promoting the access of women to the fundinf lines destined for micro and small cultural enterprises.

Scope of the measure:
National
Nature of the measure:
institutional
Main feature of the measure:

The Brazilian government created, in 2003, the Secretariat of Women’s Policies, in charge of promoting gender transversality in public policies. Since then, three National Plans of Women’s Policies were published, elaborated with the participation of civil society, at Women’s Conferences in the municipal, state and national government levels.

The 3rd National Plan of Women’s Policies covers the period of 2013-2015. One of its goals is to promote the visibility of the cultural contribution of women in the Brazilian society and the access of women to cultural production media and content.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

Provide the visibility of the cultural contribution of women in the Brazilian society and the access of women to cultural production media and content.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

The resources comes from the regular budget.

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain
Cultural Value Chain
Creation
Participation