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.
The plenary hall of the City Council of Redován hosted last Sunday the act of distinction as a working woman 2018, which this year has fallen to Trini Fuentes Marcos, a local businesswoman. The act was attended by family and friends who did not want to miss this emotional day that every year recognizes, on the part of the Consistorio redovanense, the working women of the municipality.
The winner had words of thanks to the City Council and highlighted the figure of women in all areas. He thanked his appointment to the government team, the mayor and all the people who thought about it. He also said that he is representing #Tantasquesomos and all the women of Redován. Also one of his children intervened, who highlighted the figure of his mother.
For his part, the mayor, Emilio Fernández, recognized Trini Fuentes as a hardworking woman and represents the daily effort of the women from Redova. The mayor of Social Welfare and Women, Nely Ruiz, said in his speech that “we recognize the personal and career path of a woman aware and sensitized to equality and that is a benchmark in whom to look and follow, a model of tenacity and struggle” . The councilor highlighted the work of Trini Fuentes made over the years and about the business that she managed to set up in the municipality and which has been dedicated to flowers for 15 years. “Faithful, loyal, collaborative and very participative, you can always count on her and I want to thank you for your willingness and willingness to help,” said Ruiz.
The plenary room was decorated with yellow, orange and red tulips. Trini Fuentes explained during his speech, that they intended to pay tribute to women, since the tulip is a flower that always grows even if cut. In this way the protagonist of the day highlighted the figure of women as fighters and workers. Once the act was over, all the women present took a tulip as a souvenir.
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 (https://www.mancomunidadlavega.es/). 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 ‘change.org’ 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.