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Salou / News / News

A Responsible Major Party that avoids sexist aggressions

The city wants a responsible party

Salou. Costa Dorada. 02 February 2019.
The City of Salou has promoted a double campaign that aims to raise awareness about the consumption of alcohol, other drugs and, especially, respect, focusing on the avoidance of sexual assault and sexual harassment. It is a collaboration between the councils of Welfare and Social Services and the Department of Youth of the municipality, which have sought the complicity of the group Som.Nit of the Creu Roja Joventut and also have the support of the Institut Català de las Dones and of the State Pact against gender violence.
In order to carry out this campaign -which will be carried out within the framework of the Fiesta Mayor festival- where many of the activities aimed at the youth group are carried out, various actions will be carried out. On the one hand, lilas bracelets will be distributed with the slogan 'I respect, and you?'; to raise awareness in the spaces of the greater celebration on the null permissiveness before the conducts and sexist attitudes. It will also affect, through a few informative brochures and other merchandising material and with a proactive action on the part of the volunteers, in messages of reflection so that the minors do not consume alcohol, and that the young people do not make a consumption of risk around the bars of the Festival, or as part of the celebration of games.
The Councilor for Youth, David Gonzalez, has pointed out that "from the council and in accordance with the Local Youth Plan bet on the organization of the festivities making responsible consumption of leisure both with respect to drugs and alcohol consumption." "We do not do it so there is no dangerous or worrisome data," he added, "but in a leisure environment, the City Council is committed to doing an information and awareness campaign."
The councilor Estela Baeza explained that the campaign I respect, and you ?, was born with the aim of raising awareness and sensitize society Salouense towards discriminatory and sexist behavior. "We want to convey a clear message: that of being able to enjoy parties based on respect, free of aggression and sexist and lgtbiphobic discrimination." It is important to note that this campaign will also have the collaboration of Local Police, which will be informed with guidelines for action in case unfortunately some person may end up suffering some type of aggression.
"Although initially the campaign has been launched together with the collaboration of the Department of Youth, our goal is to work progressively and transversally in different areas and social contexts," said the councilor.
Thus, tonight, in the envelat of Fiesta will be installed a space for professionals and volunteers of Som.Nit de creu Roja Joventut trained in prevention and risk reduction in nightlife that will offer information and advice on health, drugs, sexuality, as explained by the provincial technique of the Som.Nit project, Roser Maturana.
Several posters with the following messages have also been published; On the one hand: one that refers to responsible leisure with the slogan: 'For Fiesta Mayor DO NOT MISS! Do you know the effects and risks associated with drug or alcohol use? ' and, on the other, 'I respect you? In Salou only yes is yes'. For parties free of aggression and sexist and LGTBIphobic discrimination.

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