Two policewomen are first to be promoted to general in a ceremony in Quito
The morning of July 6, 2016 the so-called administrative promotion to the rank of general six police officers was conducted. There, for the first time in the history of the uniformed institution, are two women. This is the general Ivonne now Daza and Maria Fernanda Tamayo. "This outstanding promotion because today ascend two of my colleagues," said the now generally Lenin Bolaños, on behalf of all officers promoted. Meanwhile, the general police commander, Diego Mejia said with the rise of the official institution becomes the first entity hierarchy "that opens the door to gender equality." Interior Minister Jose Serrano, who also attended the ceremony, referred to this fact. "Today we mark a historic milestone responds to the fierce struggle of women police officers, brave women who have demonstrated their tenacity, courage, discipline and countless qualities that today gives them the highest rank within the institution of order ".
Ivonne Star Anchundia Daza was promoted to the rank of general of the National Police, this July 6, 2016. Photo Pavel Calahorrano / TRADE also said: "In this promotion are the best and the best of this promotion. We had to break the defects of the Ecuadorian machismo. Our women officers have done a creditable job patriotic key to reducing crime in our country. Around 5,000 women of our police ranks have been involved in this building gender equity. " Hence, the Minister noted that already officers "have a great responsibility in the war against micro". And he spoke of security in cities. "Quito constitutes the safest capital of the region, Cuenca also falls among the safest; We continue to work for the historically violent cities like Guayaquil, Manta and Quevedo are among the safest in the region.
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