| The Department of Equality has begun its program of activities today to commemorate November 25 | The Department of Equality of Las Torres de Cotillas has begun activities to commemorate in the municipality on November 25, the international day against gender violence.
And it has done so with the distribution of the 3,500 masks that during these days will dye the municipality lilac to make its commitment against this social scourge even more visible.
"They are reusable and show the motto that we have chosen for this year, which is a message as clear as 'Without equality there is no love'," reports councilor Elisa Isabel Hurtado Avilés.
Yesterday, Friday, November 20, they were distributed in the weekly market, along with commemorative shirts and lilac bows, and during the next few days it will be done from local businesses, which collaborate to get this message of awareness to the entire population. These information and awareness activities will continue on municipal radio Onda 92, where CAVI professionals will participate in two special programs (November 24 and December 1) to address the problem of gender violence.
A direct and very visual activity will be the painting of benches and traffic signs at the door of educational centers, parks ...
"It is a reinforcement of the campaign, which will help to make this social scourge visible to the entire population", advances the mayor . With the presence of the Torreño mayor, Joaquín Vela Fernández, on Wednesday, November 25, the reading of a manifesto will be organized in the Plaza Adolfo Suarez in which a special memory of the victims killed in 2020 will be held.
"A video has also been released to commemorate this date and remember the commitment of our municipality against gender violence for years, "says the councilor. Also in HEIs In the IES of the municipality -Salvador Sandoval and La Florida- talks will be given to students of 1st year of Baccalaureate and 4th year of ESO, where the meaning of November 25 will be explained to them.
In addition, it is being used to organize the talks "Love me, but love me well", aimed at students from 1st to 4th year of ESO and which are a tool focused on preventing gender violence. "In this difficult situation that we are currently experiencing in the face of the health pandemic, we have had to adapt our proposal to guarantee the safety of all its participants," explains the first mayor, who anticipates that for this reason the popular walk and march have had to be suspended.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Las Torres de Cotillas