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Paper Flowers combat child abuse (23/11/2011)

The Women and Youth Councillors have been working in the awareness of citizens with an information table installed this morning on the esplanade of the peak and four have already mobilized to Cartagena to take the red card to abusive

Over four hundred people participated in activities these days against gender violence have organized the Women and Youth Councillors of the City of Cartagena to celebrate on Friday November 25 International Day for the Eradication of Child Abuse.

This morning has installed an information table on the terrace of Zenith who have come to the councilors of Women, Clara Heredia, and Youth, Ruth Collado, and many volunteers who have taken advantage of the influx of people in the market to reach all and spread the message of rejection to gender violence through a symbolic paper flowers made ​​by fifty young Youth Resource Workshop.

The Cartagena have accepted this gift with a smile that was accompanied by information resources in our city for the care of women victims of gender violence.

The flowers have been delivered to men, women and youth under the slogan makes us complicit silence, to remember that is everyone working hard to end the scourge of abuse.

The paper flowers are symbolic handing back Friday 25 November, International Day against violence, in the vicinity of the City Administration building on San Miguel.

In addition to this awareness and prevention initiative, the Women and Youth Councillors for organizing this evening's talk The silence makes you an accomplice to 18'00 pm in the Youth Resource Centre, run by technical staff of CAVI (Care Center Victims of Gender Violence) of the Department of Women and Gender and Health Area Youth Space.

In the talk will discuss the response that the public should take if you witness or know of any cases of gender violence in their environment.


The rejection of the Cartagena gender violence has materialized in the campaign also red card to abusive, where nearly four hundred people have lent his image to symbolize a resounding NO to this type of violence.

Among the participants are many young people who have joined the initiative through the program Implica2 Youth Council for two weeks have walked the streets inviting everyone to show their disgust.

All images can be viewed in Implica2 blog .

In addition, a large banner with pictures of the participants were shown these days in the front of the Youth Resource Center on Paseo Alfonso XIII and Friday will move to the front of the City Administration Building, on Calle San Miguel.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Cartagena

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