The Town Hall of mijas has been dyed purple again this Friday on the occasion of the 25NInternational day for the elimination of violence against women’with a commemorative act in which a manifesto was read, as reported by the mayor, Josele González.

The reading of manifest of the City Council has been chaired by the councilor and by the Councilor for Equality and Diversity, Natalia Martínez, together with other members of the Corporation, representatives of women’s associations and social groups and municipal employees.

“From the Mijas City Council we have increased the equality budgets during this mandate, precisely to go further in the active policies of the fight against gender violence,” he declared.

The councilor has stated that “we are very worried due to the growth that the sexist violence among the youngest couples and that is precisely what we have focused on throughout this week of activities programmed on the occasion of 25N, highlighting the escape room that has been held in the Cortijo Don Elías through which almost a thousand students of 6th grade have passed”.

For his part, Martínez stressed that “the only way to give visibility and to fight against gender violence is to be all united. The administration would be nothing without the struggle of the people, so this network of women is essential, this support network of all the women’s associations of Mijas”, adding that 25N “is a day of vindication, of mourning, of memory, in memory of all the women victims, but also in support of all the survivors, trying to restore their lives”.

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