The Trensurb Public Market Station was a place to raise awareness, on the morning of this Wednesday (6), to combat gender-based violence. An action brought together members of the Working Group of the Men’s Parliamentary Front to End Violence against Women, the Civil Police, the Trensurb Diversity Support Center and social movements, in addition to the interactive participation of the People’s Singers.
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The first action of the day involved the distribution of the “Red Card”, a symbol adopted by the Parliamentary Front, an unprecedented initiative created in 2011 in the Legislative Assembly, with the aim of promoting reflection and putting an end to sexist culture and violence against women .
Representative Adão Pretto (PT) highlighted that Rio Grande do Sul is, unfortunately, a state with a strong macho culture, but they are trying to change this mentality, counting on the sympathy of men for this fight.
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In turn, delegate Gabriel Lourenço highlighted that National Mobilization Day is a moment practiced simultaneously by several actors from civil society and public authorities. He praised deputy Adão Pretto’s ability to unite partners and entities in this fight.
In the Establishment Partner project, started in Alvorada, several barbershops, beauty salons and stores in the sector received the campaign certificate, in partnership with SINCA/RS.
At the Rio Grande do Sul Assembly, Adão Pretto took advantage of the plenary session to make a statement about National Mobilization Day, remembering that the movement emerged after the massacre that resulted in the death of 14 women in Canada.
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Closing the activities of the first day, the destination was Canoas, where a group coordinated by Pretto, with the participation of the Cantadores do Povo, promoted the delivery of the Red Card on the Calçadão do Centro for men and women, announcing an extensive program in the coming days in for the defense of women.
Source: BdF Rio Grande do Sul
Editing: Katia Marko