The Department of Equality of Las Torres de Cotillas has already prepared its program of activities to commemorate November 25, international day against gender violence.
"This is everyone's problem, not just those who suffer it. We cannot look the other way because our mission is to contribute to a social change that eradicates sexist violence, which helps visibility and awareness offered by proposals such as these" , explains the mayor, Joaquín Vela Fernández.
The program will begin on Monday, November 11 (10 hours) in the social center of the Barrio del Carmen with the talk 'Coeducation and equality', which like all will be given by the professionals of the Center for Specialized Care for Women Victims of Violence (CAVI) Township.
In the same place there will be a talk 'He loves me, he doesn't love me ... love' (17:30 hours), addressed to teenagers.
In the weekly market, an informative tent will be installed on Friday, November 15 (9:30 am), while on Monday, November 18 (5:30 pm) the social center of the Carmen neighborhood will once again be the scene of the talk for teenagers 'He loves me, he doesn't love me ... love.'
Cinema-forum, day, theater ...
On Wednesday November 20 (12 hours) the Pedro Serna House of Culture will host the cinema-forum 'You are not alone, Sara ", intended for all types of audiences. The next day, Thursday November 21, the social center of the neighborhood de Los Vicentes will host the talk 'Educating in respect' (16'30 hours).
The mayor will open on Friday, November 22 (9:30 am) the first edition of the conference against gender violence on women in the municipality.
Aimed at professionals (security forces, social services and health professionals ...) and any person interested in this topic, they are organized by the UGT Region of Murcia in the House of Culture in collaboration with the local City Council.
In this program of activities of the Department of Equality Torreña there will also be space for the theater.
It will be on Friday, November 22 with the work 'Put yourself in my place' (20:30 hours), which will represent the Autopía Collective in the Pedro Serna House of Culture.
A march that never stops
The march against gender violence in the municipality will be in its fifth edition on Sunday, November 24 (10 hours).
With departure from the Constitution Park, the sale of each number will be 2 euros and the proceeds will go to the benefit of the association 'I want to grow'.
A day designed for the whole family where there will also be various children's activities, such as mats, song sets, face painting or games, an exhibition of female self-defense, raffles ...
To conclude, on Monday, November 25 - concrete date of commemoration of the international day against gender-based violence - an act of awareness will be held in Adolfo Suárez Square, at the gates of the City Hall.
At 12 noon, Mayor Joaquín Vela Fernández will read a manifesto, in an appointment to which the entire population is invited.
"We must show our firm position against gender-based violence, which is an attack on human rights and the dignity of people, and that prevents our society from continuing to advance along the path of well-being and social progress that we want," highlights the Councilwoman María del Mar Ruiz Rosillo, who invites all citizens of Las Torres de Cotillas to participate in these activities.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Las Torres de Cotillas