Genoa – There are readings, meetings, gatherings and information on the theme of violence and gender equality among the many initiatives promoted in Liguria on the occasion of the Women’s Day of 8 March. Liguria Region offers on its Facebook page stories of women in “Voices of Ligurian women” while at 6 pm at the Carlo Felice Theater in Genoa the free admission show with the same title “Voices of Ligurian women” will be staged, a musical and entertainment evening conducted by Serena Garitta, with the participation of Alice Arcuri, Elisabetta Pozzi, Silvia Salis and Monica Zanettin. Among the testimonies also that, from Houston, of the Genoese researcher Maria Elena Bottazzi, candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize for having developed a patent-free anti-Covid vaccine.
Initiative also in the field of training with Tour orientationsin collaboration with the Regional School Office and the Digital School.
“A Coffee for Women” is the initiative of the regional councilor for Equal Opportunities, Simona Ferro who will visit the 4 capitals to discuss with institutions and citizens on the theme of gender equality.
While the Genoa Lantern will be tinged with pink, the CGIL organizes a meeting between the union delegates and the students of the Rete degli Studi Mediums at 3.30 pm at the Chamber of Labor in Genoa.
The movement Not One Less Genoa proclaims a strike day “against male violence and all gender violence” and also against the war in Ukraine while ‘Genoa that Dares‘proposes a dossier that highlights the disparities between men and women by examining material poverty and immaterial poverty, that is the level of education, relational situations and relationships in society.
Coop Liguria relaunches the “Close the Gap, let’s reduce differences” initiative and recalls that 70% of Coop employees are women and the percentage of women in managerial roles rises to 34% (it was 32%).
La Spezia gazebos in Piazza Beverini, to discover the activities of the Irene anti-violence Center, and an event against violence, Portraits of women, with the photographers Andreani, Canini, Vatteroni and Ghinolfi.
At 12 noon, the section of road that starts from via Fontevivo, after the prison, will be named after Angela Gotelli, a political personality for the area in the immediate post-war period.
On four urban lines and on the main bus platforms of the city there will be the slogan “Don’t be silent“, awareness campaign against gender-based violence.
In Savona the state police will meet citizens at the Il Gabbiano shopping center with the permanent campaign “… this is not love” which foresees meeting moments in all the Italian provinces to break the isolation and pain of the victims of violence.
The town of Garlenda launches the solidarity chat #iononpossoparlare created by Save the Woman to give support to victims of violence: it is a system that allows you to know the services and support available anonymously, free of charge and in silence, without exposing yourself physically or by telephone.
In Sarzana at the Marinetti library and the Teatro degli Impavidi there will be readings by women, while readings of peace and women will be held in Santa Margherita Ligure at the park of the Magic Flute.
Camogli dedicates March 8 to peace and Ukrainian women with a torchlight procession departing at 7pm from the town hall while a Rapallo Soroptimist International’s club del Tigullio celebrates 100 years by rearranging a part of the park of Villa Tigullio with plants and furnishings.
In Chiavari “Coraggio Telefona” was presented, an initiative to disseminate the anti-violence number 1522 through a sticker to be distributed in local shops.
In Sanremo the civic library offers a choice of themed volumes while the Casino theater at 4.30 pm will host Mapi Danna with the book “I love you even today, not forever but every day. Extraordinary stories tell what nourishes or poisons love” (Sperling & Kupfer). On “Women’s Day”, in collaboration with the Zonta Club, Literary Tuesdays focus on the feeling of love “on what feeds it or what poisons it”.
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