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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Activism day for non-violence against women and girls begins in Cuba

Havana, Nov 25.- Today is Orange Day, dedicated to the fight for non-violence against women and girls, and the one that begins the 16 days of activism, during which the Oscar Arnulfo Romero Center (OAR) proposes. This year we will delve into another global pandemic, gender-based violence.

From November 25 to December 10, the 16 days of activism for non-violence against women and girls are celebrated each year, by 2020, OAR proposes a program, based on current epidemiological characteristics, of activities to be carried out in partnership with other organizations and institutions.

In the introduction to said program, OAR highlights that this year technology favored many things, among them, it was a way to accompany women in situations of violence, draw attention to the overload in domestic work, and the risks that those who have been in confinement with their aggressor can run.

Today the opening speech of the Conference Against Gender Violence and for Human Rights, will be by Manuel Vázquez, deputy director of CENESEX., And will be transmitted through the institutional profiles of both that center, as well as the National Union of Jurists and the Ministry of Public Health.

Likewise, the VIII Conference on Women, Gender and Law will begin, until November 27, also transmitted by the profiles just mentioned.

Among the many other activities, the approach and exchange with young people and artists will be promoted, as a process of awareness and knowledge of the Evoluciona campaign.

For this, workshops and interventions were created that will allow the subject of gender violence to be approached from the arts, as well as to report on cyberbullying and its consequences.

These days of activism will extend to other provinces of the country, such as Ciego de Ávila, Villa Clara, Camagüey, Las Tunas, Granma, Holguín and Santiago de Cuba. (Text and photo: ACN)