The National Cultural Directorate has developed strategies to reinforce the presence of women in production and committed to producing gender sensitive programming for the activity field of arts, culture and media, and the production of art and culture through gender perspective, including mainstreaming and budgeting.
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN DAY
From 2016 to 2018, on the international women's day has developed activities to acknowledge and honor the achievements of women in different cultural domains.
2016 - "Politics is woman" - tribute to Uruguayan women highlighting national laws with gender content as historic milestones that have shaped a fairer society. In this context, workshops, photographic exhibitions of women and with the perspective of gender and musical performances of women were held.
2017- "More equality, Sate commitment" - Reaffirmation of the slogan established by the National Gender Commission for 2016.
2018 "Long live women" - Vertigo Gallery Project for Amnesty International Mexico whose objective is to raise awareness about violence against women. In this context, the National culture directorate, together with Amnesty International, co -organized the exhibition to stop violence against women, achieving the participation of Uruguayan women artist in this exhibition.
The National Cultural Directorate has developed strategies to reinforce the presence of women in production, including mainstreaming and budgeting for the activity field of arts, culture and media, and the production of art and culture through gender perspective.
In the framework of the Urban Cultural Center (Cultural center of the Cultural Citizenship area of the DNC for people in street situations) the gender perspective is a cross- cutting axis of work. Specific cultural actions are developed that promote them. Between 2016 and 2019 there have been cycles of artistics workshops and a cycle of f with gender themes.
Within the framework of the Usinas Culturales program, whose central objective is to promote the creative potential of citizens through the use of theses new technologies, through regional center equipped with music recording rooms and equipment for media production, have been developed media and sound projects with a gender perspective and the participation of women artists in these spaces was also encouraged.
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF PERFORMING ARTS*
The National Institute of Performing Arts sponsors different performing arts works that work on gender themes
CONTEST FUND FOR CULTURE
The contest fund for culture is created by law and is a program that allocates public funds to cultural artistic projects through contests. Throughout these years, various projects have been financed, some of which include topics related to gender and sexual diversity.
The commemorative pursuit to empower and recognize the achievement of professional woman in the cultural and art area.
Artistic and cultural programmes incorporated the gender perspective and promoted the participation of professional women in the area.