Almeria council launches domestic violence awareness campaign

Ayuntamiento de Almeria
Councillor for Family and Equal Opportunities, Rafaela Abad

ALMERIA’s City Council’s Department of Family and Equal Opportunities has prepared a programme of activities that aims to raise awareness about gender violence ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25.

The city will launch a campaign in the press, radio and social media under the slogan ‘If you see abuse, do not look away. If you see it, denounce it’.

Programmes organised include training and talks on gender violence and prevention will be taught in public schools. The City Council has reiterated that “we are all responsible, and we cannot look away.” They advise that anyone who is a witness or victim of gender violence should contact 016 to inform authorities.