San Vicente del Raspeig celebrate the 25N International Day for the elimination of violence against women, under the motto Make yourself visible. Different municipal areas have organized a program with activities ranging from debates, theater, sports, talks to workshops. To present the program this morning, the mayor, Jesus Villar; the councilor for Social Welfare, Isabel candela; the Councilor for Youth, Lucia Rubio; the head of Social Services, Marino Martinez; and the municipal psychologist, Laura Sanchez.
“We have to eradicate all violence against women,” said the mayor-. Both the one that is seen and the one that is not seen. The psychological and the physical. The number of victims continues to grow and the number of problem situations continues to increase. From the institutions we cannot be silent. That is why we put the emphasis on this day, on the visibility of the struggle ”.
While the Councilor for Equality and Inclusion has pointed out that this year’s programming has been prepared in collaboration with the Youth area with a clear objective “to raise awareness among citizens about the great importance for society to end this scourge. From the San Vicente City Council we work daily to achieve real equality and with this program, citizens will have the opportunity to learn about this daily work ”.
Despite the difficult moments in which we find ourselves, we could not remain without commemorating this day, always following the prevention measures against covid-19 in all events, ”said the head of Social Services.
Round table on gender violence
“Following the model of last year but adapted to the current situation, we are going to hold a round table on gender violence on November 25 with all groups and associations in the municipality,” said the municipal psychologist. The table will be held in several shifts in prevention of covid-19. At the same time in the square there will be a participatory urban art workshop of badges and graffiti. For him registration is necessary by sending an email to [email protected] or by calling 650 588 029, he has indicated. Both will start at ten in the morning.
On Friday November 27 will take place on Commemorative act of the 25N in the auditorium of the Social Center. Here will be shown all the conclusions and commitments against gender violence adopted in the round table on 25N. “In addition, two videos participative elaborated from the councils of Equality and Youth for this day ”. The event will end with the representation of the Itinerant School of Social Theater “Mandatos y Proezas”.
For its part, Councilor for Youth has presented the events organized from this area. “It is our obligation to generate these types of activities that contribute to the social awareness of our young people,” he said.
The first activity will be on the 19th at 6 pm in Los Molinos. In talk format, they will talk about trafficking for sexual exploitation purposes. One day later, on Friday 20, the performance ‘Video 84’ produced by ‘Enclavados’ will take place. The empowerment of women will be the main theme of this appointment that will begin at 7.30 pm in the auditorium of the social center.
On the afternoon of 25N, the Los Molinos center will host two activities. Citizens may through the cooking workshop ‘make your Vietnamese roll’ the leading role played by women in the reunification war of the Asian country. The sport will also be present with the celebration of a park volley inclusive in the center parking. Both activities will be carried out in two shifts, the first will be at 5:00 p.m. and the second at 6:00 p.m.
All Youth activities have limited capacity, so it is necessary to register in advance.
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