The inaugural act has been chaired by S.M. the King and has had the participation of the president of Castilla-La Mancha, Emiliano García Page; of the Secretary of State for Security, Ana Botella; of the mayor of Toledo, Milagros Tolón; and of the general director of the Police, Francisco Pardo, among other authorities.

Ministry of InteriorGrande-Marlaska has stressed that the greatest achievement of the National Police is that it has assumed as part of its own function the defense and promotion of equality between women and men. He has defended in this sense the need to achieve the "full integration" of women into the Body, "not only because it is of" justice "but because" it is the only way to continue advancing in excellence. "

On the "road to real equality", the acting Interior Minister recalled that today the more than 9,500 women who make up the Corps are present at all scales and categories of the National Police, both in operational areas as in those of management, as well as in all the international organizations of security and missions in which Spain participates.

Grande-Marlaska has been satisfied with the advances that have been made in the field of Security Forces and Bodies in Spain and has advocated continuing to work together, with the whole society, to continue improving in the incorporation of women into the field of security, taking another step on the "unstoppable" path to "real" equality.

At the forefront

Ministry of InteriorThe acting Interior Minister has congratulated the National Police for organizing a congress of this category that "reminds us that Spain is at the forefront and is not willing to save any effort to lead the initiatives aimed at achieving the integration of the women in their rightful position in our police and our society. "

The objective of this international meeting is to promote the generation of alliances in the field of gender equality by exchanging professional knowledge between the different national and international police bodies and organizations.

Until November 8, around 500 experts from more than 40 countries, representatives of all world police and international organizations such as Interpol, Europol and Iberpol, will address, among other issues, the issue of female leadership in the field Police and synergies of collaboration on gender equality.

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