Small Huercal Overa, storytellers protagonists of violence against women

Participants in the storytellers.

Participants in the storytellers.

Small nursery and primary schools of the town these days are being protagonists of the activities that the city of Huércal-Overa, through the Department of Equality, scheduled to commemorate the 25-N International Day Against Violence Against Women under the motto "riberdis is to prevent violence", with storytelling that takes place in the Center for Women.

Through the story of Arthur and Clementina school child and Primara of the Virgin River Schools, Principe Felipe, San José de Calasanz and Professor Tierno Galván, They have known the importance of equality and values ​​to end violence against women.

Mayor, Domingo Fernández, and Councilwoman Equality, Belen Martinez, They have shared the day with some students, noting that "through a fun little story of our town know those values ​​that should prevail so that we can stop talking about Gender Violence, children leave with a clear message of equality and eradicate violence and do so with joy and enthusiasm they have shown in this activity in which low rhythms and songs have fun while still laying the foundations of the importance of eradicating gender violence and sexist attitudes in relationships. Our children and youth are a key factor in eliminating such violence, education is fundamental to this and so from the government team, one more year, we wanted them to be involved in this program part ".

During the sessions they have been given to the boys commemorative bracelets 25-N, purple bracelets with the emblem "Huércal-Overa Says No to Violence and Gender" that look on her wrists and children and young residents of the municipality.

The events continue Wednesday morning when women are the protagonists of a workshop on "Self-esteem and assertiveness as tools to prevent gender violence" to be held at the Center for Women.

Thursday 23 November a conference on Social Networks and prevention of gender violence will be conducted in primary schools, directed to a 200 Primary 6 children.

To put the finishing touch to this week of activities on Monday 27 Institutional Act "Unid @ s Against Gender Violence" reading the manifesto and the participation of schools and women's associations in the municipality be held, It will be at 12:00h in the Plaza de la Constitution.

The Consistory invite to huercalenses “participate in various activities scheduled to have a clear objective to educate and raise awareness of the eradication of gender violence. Huércal-Overa says NO to Violence Against Women and we do listening to the voices of children, youth and different groups that work to eradicate this social scourge”.