Law No. 27539 on Female Quota and Access for Women Artists to Musical Events

Where
Argentina
When
2020
Who
National Music Institute (INAMU by its acronym in Spanish)
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

It promotes effective inclusion of female artists and people whose self-perceived gender identity is female in live music performances and events in Argentina. The female artists' collective has been recognized as a group that has been historically excluded from musical events. At the same time, the purpose of this law is to help eliminate all discrimination based on pretexts built around the notions of "sex", gender and gender identity.
It contributes to balancing access to work in the artistic field.
Therefore, the law establishes that live music events, as well as any activity organized in a public or private venue -whether it implies commercial profit or not- that calls for a minimum of three (3) artists and/or musical groups in one or more days and/or cycles, and/or as part of an annual programming must have at least 30% of female artists on their grid.
In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, where live events were suspended due to the circumstances known to the general public, these requirements shall be adopted for the virtual mode.
The types of entities engaged in the implementation of the policy / measure correspond to the public sector, the private sector and NGOs.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Since the publication of the regulations under Law No. 27539 in the Official Bulletin on February 12 up until September 15, 21 complaints were received for possible non-compliance; 9 Seals of Compliance were granted to 9 events that submitted their affidavits, and 12 claims were submitted to the Legal Department and are awaiting resolution.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

USD 20.000,00

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Type of entity
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
YES
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?: 

Article 8 subsection d) of Law No. 27539 provides for the monitoring and preparation of an annual public and national report on female participation in live music shows and events, so that the results should be reported to the public on March 12, 2021. However, just one month after the INAMU passed the abovementioned regulations and they came into effect, a partial report was published on its website. As of September 15, 2020, 21 claims for possible non-compliance were received by INAMU, while 9 Seals of Compliance with the quota were granted to 9 events that submitted their pertaining affidavits.

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain