In 2005, Nora Castañeda, president of the Women’s Development Bank (Banmujer), completed a speaking tour of England, Scotland and Spain. She had toured the US in 2004.
We met Nora in Caracas in 2002 when we were invited by the National Women’s Institute to the first international Encuentro of solidarity with Venezuela.
Women – the starting point of revolution in Venezuela
President Chávez has said: ‘To abolish poverty we must give power to the poor.’ Women, who are 70% of the poor, have made themselves the starting point of change.
Las mujeres - punto de partida de la revolución en Venezuela
Presidente Chávez dijo: "Para eliminar la pobreza hay que darle poder a los pobres." Las mujeres, que son el 70% de los pobres, se han constituido punto de partida de la revolución.
Co-ordinator of Global Women's Strike
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