The Equality spokesperson of UGT Canarias, Miriam Montesdeoca, and the secretary of Union, Women and Youth Action of CCOO Canarias, Esther Martín, have highlighted this 8M – International Women's Day that the Follow-up to the General Feminist Strike has been a success during the morning. Likewise, he has encouraged to support the demonstration this Friday afternoon, starting at 7:00 pm from Plaza de La Feria to Plaza de Santa Ana.
"The first data we have on the incidence of the strike tell us that it has been a success, with 90% in the Communication sector, 60% in the Services sector and 70% in the Transport sector. In Education, the follow-up has reached 80% for universities, 61% in FP and Secondary and 42% in Primary In the Primary sector, the strike has been supported by 80% of the workers. banana and of the tomato that have supported the stoppages in 100%. In the health sector, and with the data we have at the moment, stoppages have been 60%. These are the data that we have at the moment, "as explained by the union spokespersons.
The figures throughout the national territory point to a follow-up of 6 million workers, which indicates that the incidence increases by one million more than last year. Therefore, March 8 is consolidated as a day of struggle. Martín and Montesdeoca requested the repeal of Labour reform, creative norm of inequality and discrimination. They also requested effective measures to Government of the Canary Islands so that it complies with the articles of the Statute of Autonomy that recognize the rights of women and men to be treated in a similar way.