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Chamber of Industries urges to reduce the gender gap in the workplace

The creation of spaces and policies to close the gender gap and other types of discrimination, as well as obtaining resources for their implementation are the recommendations made by the Chamber of Industries and Production. Chamber of Industries urges to reduce the gender gap in...
Posted On 08 Mar 2021
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Nemonte Nenquimo: “The jungle is our home, our pharmacy, our market, our temple”

The childhood of Nemonte Nenquimo, an indigenous Waorani activist, developed in the middle of the Amazon jungle, along with plants and animals. She accompanied her mother to the farm and her uncles who sang and told stories, her life passed “happy and free”, between...
Posted On 08 Mar 2021
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Women stand up against political violence, which is on the rise

Some 32 videos aimed at female candidates with 1,854 comments, of which 25 showed some sign of gender violence. Only 20 articles out of a total of 110 published provide a space for candidates for the Presidency or Vice-presidency. Two of the fifteen candidates monitored are the...
Posted On 08 Mar 2021
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A sixth shipment of doses of vaccines against the coronavirus arrives this week in Ecuador

A total of 73,710 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines against the coronavirus will arrive this Wednesday, March 10 in the afternoon at the Mariscal Sucre airport in Quito. It will be the fifth shipment of vaccines of that coalition and, according to the Government, will allow to...
Posted On 08 Mar 2021
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Almost half of the rural population lives on less than USD 2.80 a day

The house of Manuel Palacios, 69, is one story. The small construction welcomes 11 members of his family . The economic situation of this head of household was complicated by the pandemic and he cannot find a job. Almost half of the rural population lives on less than USD 2.80 a...
Posted On 04 Mar 2021
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The unemployment rate for women increased from 5.7% to 7.4% between 2019 and 2020

Progress for women at work could return to 2017 levels by the end of 2021 as a result of the covid-19 pandemic, according to an analysis conducted for PwC’s annual Women at Work Index, which measures economic empowerment. of women in 33 countries of the Organization for...
Posted On 04 Mar 2021
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In one year, more than 650,000 people lost their jobs; index would recover in four years, according to experts

There were 650,578 people who left adequate / full employment in one year, according to figures from the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INEC). And it will take about four years to reverse these figures, economic analysts say. In one year, more than 650,000 people...
Posted On 04 Mar 2021
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Information technology (ICT) reduced the digital divide in the country

The electronic signature, the license, the passport and the digital ID, currently at the service of the citizenry, are part of the achievements highlighted by the President of the Republic, Lenín Moreno, in access to technologies. Information technology (ICT) reduced the digital...
Posted On 04 Mar 2021
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Fishing sector rejects proposal to expand the Galapagos marine reserve

Eight fishing organizations signed a statement to oppose the proposal of international environmental groups to expand the Galapagos marine reserve as a debt swap because they believe it will affect their economy. Fishing sector rejects proposal to expand the Galapagos marine...
Posted On 03 Mar 2021
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Municipality of Guayaquil announces that it will acquire the Russian vaccine Sputnik V, the Chinese Sinovac and the Oxford doses

Two million vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 will be acquired by Guayaquil from the three pharmaceutical companies evaluated by the Municipality. This Wednesday, March 3, 2021, Mayor Cynthia Viteri confirmed that 500,000 doses of the Oxford / AstraZeneca vaccine , 250,000 of the...
Posted On 03 Mar 2021
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