At the Womed Award ceremony, Queen Mathilde spoke passionately in favour of female entrepreneurship. Society must continue to promote equal opportunities, she said.
El Salvadorian entrepreneur and former refugee Gloria Isabel Ambrocio won the Womed Award South in recognition of her work as the driving force behind a women’s cooperative.
In front of the Honduran embassy in Brussels, supporters of murdered activist Berta Cáceres have pleaded for an independent investigation. Trias wholeheartedly backs this demand.
In Honduras, activist Berta Cáceres has been murdered. “A real drama for a country with such distorted power relations,” says regional director Astrid Vreys.