This Friday, May 13, the national march for education in the regions of Lima, Loreto, Arequipa, Huancayo, Cusco and Madre de Diosconfirmed José Luis Pérez Ruiz, assembly member of the National University of Saint Mark and part of the committee organizing said protest.
“We are currently approximately 40 organizations, made up of student representatives from the third, trade unions, civil organizations, organizations that defend comprehensive education with a gender approach, and other groups distributed in other parts of the country.”, he detailed, in dialogue with La República.
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The student representative indicated that it will be a decentralized march and that the greatest impact will be in Lima, specifically in Plaza San Martín. However, other guilds from Bagua and Puno could still join.
In this way, the route in Lima will be given by the following routes:
- Concentration Point: San Martin Plaza
- Route: go down to Tacna avenue and go to Wilson
- End: Abancay Avenue and reach the University Park.
They ask to be heard
The representative assured that their objective is that the president peter castle look at this bill approved in the Congress. In the same way, Pérez maintained that they have been in meetings with benches that initially supported the university counter-reform.
“We had a conversation, on Thursday in Congress, with some congressmen from Acción Popular. Some have backpedaled on their position and could go against this bill if it goes back to Parliament,” he added.
The assemblyman stated that “they are not groups in favor of Sunedu or others.” “We are only students who are against it and we must continue with the implemented reforms,” he specified.
What will be the concentration points in Peru?
For now, student unions from six regions have joined this grand march. However, the points could increase in the coming hours before the confirmation of other groups. Here is a list:
- Plaza San Martin – 5.00 pm
- Iquitos Main Square – 6.00 pm
- Spain Square – 5.00 pm
- Mariscal Castilla Stadium – 4.00 pm
- Limacpampa Square – 4.30 pm
Mother of God
- Main Square – 5.00 pm
Student groups call a press conference
On Friday, May 13, the groups, collectives and civil society will hold a press conference before the protest called against the approval of the project that threatens the university reform and the comprehensive sex education in schools.
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National march for education summons more than 40 unions for counter-reform to Sunedu