The House of Culture 'Pedro Serna' of Las Torres de Cotillas has been the scene on Friday morning November 22 of the first edition of the conference against gender violence on women in the municipality.
Organized by UGT Region of Murcia in collaboration with the Department of Equality, it has been inaugurated by the mayor, Joaquín Vela Fernández.
"Macho violence is a problem for everyone, not just for those who suffer it. We cannot look the other way because our mission is to contribute to a social change that eradicates this scourge, which helps visibility and awareness offered by proposals such as these ", says the first mayor.
Aimed at professionals (security forces, social services and health professionals ...) and anyone interested in this topic, this activity was part of the municipal program to commemorate November 25, the international day against gender violence.
In this program of activities there will also be space for the theater, since tonight (20:30 hours) the Autopía Collective will represent the play 'Put yourself in my place' in the House of Culture 'Pedro Serna'.
In addition, 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 Suarez Square, at the gates of the City Hall.
At 12 noon the mayor will read a manifesto, in an appointment to which the entire population is invited.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Las Torres de Cotillas