Redován begins a month of March full of activities in commemoration of International Women’s Day

  • Mª Teresa Ballester Pacheco has been elected Woman Worker of Redován 2020 and will be named in the institutional act held on March 7th
  • More than a dozen activities aimed at claiming the figure of women in the municipality and the promotion of equality between men and women

The mayor of Redován, Nely Ruiz, together with the Councilor for Social Welfare, Women and Equality, Marisol Ibáñez, have carried out this morning the presentation of activities organized by this area to commemorate March 8, International Women’s Day. “We have prepared a month full of activities aimed at promoting the union of women in the municipality, but which are also aimed at raising awareness among all Redovans towards the achievement of equality, much needed in society,” said the councilor.

These workshops, meetings, theatrical performances, trips and activities will be carried out in collaboration with the Provincial Council of Alicante, the Social Services and the Equality Agency of the Commonwealth of La Vega, as well as the Women’s Association of Redován and the Provincial Rural Association of Women and Disabled Women (ARACELIA).

The mayor has invited the entire population, and especially the women of Redován, to participate in these programmed activities so that, as she has said, “they can know each other and themselves, empower and claim the figure of women as a collective.”

A March full of activities

The program of activities will begin on Tuesday, February 25 with the workshop in school hours ‘Educating in values’ for the students of CEIP Sagrados Corazones de Redován. In the same way, “the Judo Club of Redován, to whom we appreciate their involvement,” explained the councilor, “will be in charge of giving a workshop for women’s self-defense, which will begin on Tuesday, day 3 in the social center of the 3rd age and will be developed throughout the month of March ”.

On Thursday 5, also in the social center, the Sorority workshop ‘Between women’ will take place from 8:00 pm, while on Friday 6 the ‘Women’s dinner’ will take place in the Thámesis rooms, with a price stipulated of 25 euros. “Those interested can sign up by contacting the Women’s Association of Redován or the Aracelia association,” said Ibáñez.

The most emotional moment will take place in the institutional act in recognition of the Working Woman of Redován, who this year has fallen to the person of Mª Teresa Ballester Pacheco. The mayor stressed that “it is an appointment that highlights the dedication and work that women of Redován do every day in all areas of life, and to which from this City Council we want to give all the importance it deserves ” The appointment of Mª Teresa Ballester Pacheco will be made official by the first mayor on Saturday, March 7 from 6:00 p.m. in the Plenary Hall of the City Council.

On Tuesday, the 10th, at 10:00 a.m., the CEIP Sagrados Corazones schoolchildren will be able to enjoy the play for Equality ‘I go with me’, while on Thursday the 12th there will be a laughter therapy workshop in the social center of the 3rd age, starting at 8:00 p.m. Also, on Saturday, March 14, “a trip to spend the day in the city of Murcia will take place, leaving from the Plaza de la Paz in Redován at 10:00 am, and to which any woman interested in the City Hall itself ”, explained Ibáñez. You can also request information for this excursion on the phones 652 100 615 and 644 229 937.

The women of Redován may also attend a women’s empowerment workshop on Monday, September 16, at the Social Services headquarters of the municipality, starting at 6:30 p.m. On Wednesday 18 there will be occasion to enjoy a session of Latin salsa and bachata dances in the social center of the 3rd age at 20:00 hours, where at the same time and the same place, but on Thursday, March 26, you will have place a workshop on female sexuality by Adisex, the service of attention to diversity and sexuality of the Commonwealth of La Vega.

A trip to Valencia scheduled for Sunday 29 coordinated by the Women’s Association of Redován, with scheduled departure from Miguel Hernández square at 7:00 am heading to the capital of Turia, and the activity ‘Human libraries’ on Monday, the 30th , addressed to IES student Jaime de Sant Àngel during school hours, will put an end to this full month full of commemorative activities.

Redován also holds several workshops throughout the year, such as ‘Dona Salud’, coordinated by the Aracelia association. In this way, the practice of sports such as Zumba (Monday and Wednesday at 8:00 p.m.) and Pilates (Tuesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.) is also encouraged, also in the San Carlos neighborhood on Mondays and Wednesday at 9:30 p.m.)

Trini Fuentes Marcos will be recognized as a Working Woman 2018 by the City Council of Redován

Redován 20/2/2018. #Tantasquesomos is again the ‘hastag’ elected in Redován for the commemoration on March 8 of International Women’s Day, a date that counts in the municipality with a broad program presented by the Councilor for Social Services, Nely Ruiz, accompanied by the mayor, Emilio Fernández, who at the same time is president of the Commonwealth of Social Services La Vega with which the City Council organizes the activities. One of the main acts will be the Recognition that the City Council makes to Working Women, which this year falls to Trini Fuentes Marcos and that will be delivered on March 11 in an institutional act.

#Tantasquesomos and so much for achieving, doing, changing, improving, saying, teaching, traveling, demonstrating, giving … This is the presentation of this campaign in which Nely Ruiz recalled that both the Provincial Council of Alicante and the Office of Attention to Migrated Persons (Pangea), the Aracelia Association and the Women Association of Redován. The mayor explained that the program “goes beyond the month of March, since in January a workshop for the prevention of gender violence among adolescents began in the IES Jaime de Sant Ángel”, and yesterday at the Sacred Hearts School The equality and coeducation workshops for primary school students began. ”

Ruiz has degranado the programming of March, that will start the day 1 with the start of the Workshop of Mindfulness that will give the psychologist of the University of Murcia Roberto Crobu, an action directed to women “that helps the development of the emotional intelligence, helps to take decisions, alleviates stress and anxiety, among other benefits, “explained the councilor, who has encouraged the redovanenses to sign up through the website of the Mancomunidad La Vega ( The education will be protagonist in the programming and the students of Primary will have a session of theater for the equality the 5 of March with the work ‘I want to be scientific’.

On March 7, the emotional wellbeing support group will begin with the psychologist Sofía Cerezo as rapporteur, on the 8th the exhibition ‘Mujeres de Redován’ will open at the Plaza del Ayuntamiento, at 11.00 am, and on March 9 it will be held the traditional women’s dinner at the Huellas Cafeteria. For March 10, the Association of Women of Redován will inaugurate a painting exhibition in the Exhibition Hall of the La Gramaera Barraca and on the 11th the Recognition for Working Women will take place at 11.30 am in the Plenary Hall .

The kitchen could not miss, with a workshop dedicated to Mediterranean recipes by Pangea and that will take place at the Casa de los Maestros del Rincón, and on March 21, the Social Center for the Elderly will host a coffee at 3:30 p.m. and open day in the sewing workshop. To finish this wide calendar of events, on March 24 Pub La Kasika will host the concert of the group ‘La Cochera’ from eleven o’clock at night. Nely Ruiz also reminded that within the Dona Salud program, Redován has Zumba and Pilates classes underway.

For his part, the mayor of Redova, Emilio Fernández, has emphasized the different services and programs that are underway throughout the year and available to the people of the Republic through the La Vega Mancomunidad. In this sense, he highlighted the project ‘Areola Solidaria’, “aimed at the reconstruction of the mammary areola in those women who have suffered the removal of their breasts due to cancer” or the “free and specialized legal assistance service with which we have ” Fernandez stressed the importance of continuing with all these activities and especially with the campaign #NoTienesMiPermiso aimed at legislation against street harassment “that we are seeing how women suffer in public places without consent”. Thus, he explained that the petition is still underway in ‘’ to request that the laws include this type of harassment as a crime, while at the same time he recalled the repercussion that the campaign promoted by the La Vega Commonwealth has had at a national level, of which televisions have echoed as Antena3 and Tele5.