The Department of Equality of the City of Totana, with the collaboration of the women's associations of the municipality integrated in the Municipal Council of Equality, organizes during the whole month of March a wide range of activities on the occasion of the celebration of the Women's Day, which is commemorated every March 8.
With this program, it is intended to raise awareness in society, especially at an early age, and public opinion in general, of the real exercise of rights between men and women.
The Councilor for Equality and Women, Eulalia Moreno, recently presented the program of activities, which begins on March 2 with the concert of "La Blasa" at the Sociocultural Center "La Cárcel" and will continue until the end of this month.
In addition, from 2 to 12 March, as usual in recent years, the facade of the consistorial building will light up and the banner will be placed on the balcony of the town hall, with the lilac color that symbolizes equality.
On Saturday, March 3, a "Micro-Open: Poetry and Music for Equality" will be held at 5:00 p.m. in the social area of â€‹â€‹the "El Parral" urbanization, organized by the newly created collective, the Algarrobo Association Kolectiv.
On Monday, March 5 will be, as happened last year, a new edition of "Doctor Cuentitis", a workshop to encourage reading and storytelling that favor equality after registration in the library "Mateo García" -.
That same day, at 7:00 p.m., in the "Gregorio Cebrián" exhibition hall and organized by the Sociocultural Association of Totanera Women, the round table "Goodbye to my beloved Spain!" Will take place, in which will be exhibited the experiences of migrant women.
Similarly, on Tuesday March 6 will be held the talk "Love is a pleasure", in the assembly hall of the Community of Irrigators, by psychologist Carolina Ortiz, and organized by the Department of Equality;
and on Wednesday 7, there will be an activity on the "Poetry-musical work of the Generation of 27", which will give visibility to the women of the time.
This last activity will be held, organized by the councils of Education and Equality, at the "Ginés Rosa" Theater of the Sociocultural Center "La Cárcel", and will have the collaboration and involvement of the Secondary Education centers of Totana.
Likewise, on Wednesday, March 7 and 14, as in previous years, the Women's Self Defense Workshop, taught by José Valero Molino (technical instructor entitled Aikido and personal defense of the CSD), organized by the Department and the Club of Aikido in Totana.
On Thursday March 8 will be the Tribute to Women of the Residence "La Purisima" (5:30 pm), organized by the Sociocultural Association of Women Totanera.
Institutional act Women's Day
On Friday March 9 will be held the activity "Heartbeat", an initiative that took place last year with great success, in which students of Secondary Education of Totana and women's associations make a big heart lilac in the square of the Old Balsa of this town, organized by the Department of Equality.
The institutional act of Women's Day will also be during this day (7:00 pm) at the "Ginés Rosa" Theater, organized by the Department of Equality, and in which the commemorative diplomas will be presented to those honored by the of the municipal authorities and reading of the institutional manifesto that will be approved by the municipal plenary.
In addition, during this act will be held the poetry recital entitled "Cry of a woman".
This event will also include the activity of the musical group "Entre dos", promoted by the Sociocultural Association of Totanera Women.
At the end of the act, the Dinner for Equality will be held in the restaurant "Venta La Rata", with a price of 17 euros for the menu, and free bus service in the garden of Ramos Camacho (Lorca Avenue).
On Saturday March 10 will be the Coexistence and Tasting Desserts of El Paretón, in the social room "Juana Serrano" of this district, organized by the Association Equal-day of El Paretón.
On Tuesday, March 13 will take place the Workshop "The magic of your dreams" (6:00 pm), taught by the neurocoach Ester Egea;
and Friday 16, will be the presentation of the story "Valory" and the conference "Values â€‹â€‹in society", to be held at the Municipal Library (7:00 pm), by the economy group of the Common Good of Murcia.
The program ends on Thursday, March 22, with the awareness-raising talk "Innovative project of assisted therapy with dogs for victims of gender violence", in the municipal room "Gregorio Cebrián", starting at 5:00 p.m., organized by the Afammer and Escan associations, respectively.
During the months of February and March, professionals of the CAVI of Bajo Guadalentín and teachers of the Primary and Secondary Education centers will give awareness-raising talks on equal opportunities and prevention of gender-based violence (Secondary) and Coeducation (Primary).
Likewise, the Collective for Social Promotion "El Candil" will develop workshops and actions for social promotion in this area: storytelling and group reflection on stereotypes and gender roles around the title "The backwards story ... the ashen prince";
the workshop on equal opportunities and gender perspective;
and the cycle of short films, analysis and debate on "Women in the world of work and in today's society".
Finally, throughout the month of March, the Municipal Library "Mateo Garcia" will enable a space dedicated to relevant women in history, such as music, politics, writers, painters, journalists, scientists, and so on.