The Councilor for Social Welfare, Women and the Elderly, Nely Ruiz, has announced the activities organized by the City Council of Redován and the La Vega Mancomunidad on the occasion of the commemoration of March 8, International Women’s Day, under the title ‘Juntas Redován’. Throughout the month of March “the women of our locality will be able to enjoy different workshops and activities oriented to get to know each other and to empower themselves, as well as to highlight the importance of women in our municipality,” the mayor explained.
It’s about trips, support groups, workshops and theatrical performances “that aim to unite the women of Redován and raise awareness about the equality between men and women so necessary in our society,” said Nely Ruiz.
The activities will be carried out in collaboration with the Valencian Network of Agents of Equality, the Provincial Council of Alicante and the Social Services and the Equality Agency of the Mancomunidad de la Vega, as well as with the Association of Women of Redován, the Rural Provincial Association of Women and Women with Disabilities ARACELIA and the office of Attention to Migrant Persons PANGEA.
The councilor has invited all the people of the region, and especially the local women, to participate in these activities, expressing their satisfaction at “such a varied program and with the involvement of so many collectives”.
Redován also hosts activities dedicated to the promotion of Equality throughout the year, such as the meeting group of “empowered” young women, aimed at girls aged between 15 and 30, or the “Dona Salud” workshops at the Social Center of the Third Age of Zumba (Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 pm and 9:00 pm) and Pilates (Monday and Wednesday at 8:30 pm).
Activities in March to claim the figure of women
The program began last Friday with the practice of ‘watsu’, a relaxation technique that will be taught at the municipal swimming pool every Friday of the month starting at 8.30pm. They will be able to carry out this activity for free. Yesterday took place in the Plenary Hall of City Hall the institutional act of recognition of Working Women, which this year has fallen to Margarita Monera Martínez.
The activities will continue next Thursday, March 7 with the completion throughout the day of different educational workshops for primary school children in the Sacred Hearts CEIP, and the development of support groups and emotional well-being by a psychologist of the Commonwealth The Vega. It will be from 20.00 on the first floor of the Social Center of the 3rd Age.
On Friday March 8, Women’s Day, will be held in the social center Ricardo Ruiz Poveda the show for schoolchildren “I want to be astronaut”, as well as the play “Feminine”, from 11.00 in the plaza Miguel Hernández and in charge of Maracaibo Teatro. “It is a song about the role of women in the world, talking about their role in society and covering issues such as patriarchy, sexism or the wage gap,” said Nely Ruiz. A dinner for women in the D’Manuel restaurant at 9:00 pm will end the commemoration of this day.
The activities will continue on the following Wednesday, March 13, with the workshop “Quiero-T” of Pangea, where women attendees can work on their self-awareness and self-esteem, and which will take place at 9.15 in the Municipal Library. Also, starting at 3:30 pm in the Social Center for the Third Age, the exhibition ‘Sewing workshop’ will be inaugurated.
On Saturday, March 16, the trip to Cartagena will be organized for women’s groups organized by the Department of Social Welfare, while on Sunday the 17th the theater will arrive at the Ricardo Ruiz Poveda social center starting at 7:00 pm and from the hand of the Association Women x Women, the representation “Women of the Generation of 26, Lyceum Club Femenino”.
The activities will reach its final stretch with a trip to the Albacete town of Alcalá del Júcar on March 24 (initiative in charge of the Association of Women of Redován), concluding on Wednesday 27 with a laughter therapy workshop in the Social Center, a from 8:00 p.m.