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Ms Miren GORROTXATEGI

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Deputy
Unidas Podemos

Congreso de los Diputados
ES - 28071 - Madrid
Spain

miren.gorrotxategi@congreso.es

Working language: French

Declarations of interests:
2019 , 2018

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Member: Group of the Unified European Left from 18/04/2016 to 29/09/2019

In the Assembly

  • from 24/06/2019 to 29/09/2019 Representative-Spain
  • from 18/04/2016 to 23/06/2019 Substitute-Spain

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)

  • Third Vice-Chairperson: Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (from 23/01/2019 to 29/09/2019)
  • Third Vice-Chairperson: Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (from 11/10/2018 to 20/01/2019)
  • Full Member: Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (from 25/11/2016 to 29/09/2019)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Disability, Multiple and Intersectional Discrimination (from 25/01/2018 to 29/09/2019)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the Rights of Minorities (from 25/01/2018 to 29/09/2019)
  • Alternate of Mr Francesc Xavier DOMENECH (Full Member): Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (from 18/04/2016 to 24/11/2016)

Interventions

Last speeches

27/06/2019 | 11:19:24 Thank you, President. Migrants are vulnerable, but migrant children are much more vulnerable so we need to step up protection measures for these minors. And this is the aim of this report, for which I would like to commend the rapporteurs, particularly as it aims to strengthen legislative measures to protect migrant children. I would like to flag up one aspect of this report. Measures taken to establish how old a child is so that they can receive additional protection. Any system which aims... 25/06/2019 | 18:25:00 I would like to draw your attention to one of the articles in the Istanbul Convention, Article 36, which establishes the principle of consent: prior consent to sexual relations as the basis for determining whether there has been a sexual assault. This principle is based on quite simple premises: men and women have the same rights to start an intimate relationship on the basis of equality. We are also entitled to enjoy such relations this equally and above all without fear and not be assaulted... 23/01/2019 | 18:40:09 The right to work is a human right that is recognised in our constitutions, for those countries with constitutions. It is also recognised as a right in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It is a right because it is a pre-condition for people being able to enjoy their rights. It is a condition for social interaction and participation. It is a right that underpins individual citizens’ dignity. However, despite the fact that it is a recognised human right, in many cases it is not... 22/01/2019 | 10:31:14 The need for guarantees to improve our systems and to test what people actually want is of course good news. We need such guarantees to ensure that referendums can take place within a democratic framework, rather than being used fraudulently by governments. However, we cannot allow referendums to become a barrier to the population voting on questions of democratic justice; we cannot allow barriers to be placed in the way of democracy. For practical reasons, we must ensure that issues of...

Activities