The mobilizations for the International Women’s Day will generate some changes in public transport and traffic cuts starting this afternoon at the Municipality of Montevideoas well as in that of maldonado.
The Municipality of Montevideo announced that this Wednesday, March 8, different feminist groups will gather from the 18 hours in the squares Fabini and Cagancha, just before starting the mobilization. The route of the mobilization will be from the squares to the esplanade of the University of the Republic.
Regarding traffic, the Montevideo Municipality establishes that it will circulate along the parallel lines closest to where the mobilization will take place, which will also be done by the transport lines and then they will resume their usual route at the end of the march.
In maldonadofor its part, will begin with a concentration on the Fountain of the Sea Wolves from Avenida Roosevelt at 4:00 p.m. and will continue at 5:30 p.m. along Avenida España to stop 25 on Mansa beach.
Facilities to access the march
Two days ago, the Municipality of Montevideo announced that women with an STM card, as well as a common one, for students, retirees or with nominated prepaid card, will be reimbursed for an hour of travel, in the event that they make only one, and if two or more trips ago, the value of two one-hour trips will be returned.
The return will be available from the beginning of the March 13 will be generated automatically. For people who pay for their trips with recharges, they must go through an STM network location so that the refund is transferred to their STM card, before December 31 of this year. On the other hand, people who have the postpaid modality, the balance will be credited to their account statement. For the trans women there is the possibility of change your identity on your STM card at the STM Card Management Center.
A historic strike
For the first time in history of the PIT-CNTthe strike on March 8 for International Women’s Day will be carried out exclusively by women and under the slogan “Anti-racist and anti-capitalist class feminism.”
The general secretary of the PIT-CNT, Elbia Pereira, explained to the EFE agency the reasons for the call, which will be for 24 hours, and stressed that the demands of the women “are still to be addressed.” “They are clear inequalities that occur between men and women,” he added.