As every year, on the occasion of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, today, November 25, the Feminist Movement of Euskal Herria has called mobilizations throughout the Basque geography.
The main manifestations will take place in the afternoon in Pamplona, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Bayonne, Bilbao and Saint Sebastian under the motto ‘¡Lives free of sexist violence now! ‘. The squares and streets of all the Basque towns will also be dyed purple.
Likewise, the main institutions have once again convened concentrations for this 25S. Thus, several members of the Basque Government, including the Basque Government spokesperson, Bingen Zupiria, and the advisers Beatriz Artolazabal, Josu Erkoreka, Olatz Garamendi and Arantxa Tapia They will participate in the rally to be held at 12:00 in the Basque Parliament. The director of Emakunde, Izaskun Landaida.
Likewise, representatives of the Provincial Council of Gipuzkoa will offer an institutional statement at 11:30 am in front of the Provincial Council building, and in Álava, the Provincial Council will carry out a joint concentration with the Vitoria-Gasteiz City Council and the General Councils of Álava at 11:00 in the Plaza de la Provincia de Vitoria-Gasteiz.
This year, in addition, the association of Basque municipalities Eudel has focused its annual statement on the occasion of the Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on the call vicarious violence, which is exercised through the children to harm the mother.
Thus, this statement will serve as a model for all the town councils of the CAV, as is the case of Bilbao, which will commemorate 25N with an institutional reading focused on this type of violence during the plenary session this morning as a unanimous rejection of sexist violence.
The Government of NavarraFor its part, it has organized an open rally on Paseo Sarasate for 11:00 am.
This is the list of the calls for November 25 in Euskal Herria:
The manifestation of Bilbao feminist movement will begin at 19:30 hours in Sacred Heart. However, previously, they will come out multiple columns from different neighborhoods to meet at the starting point. Specifically, these columns will come from the neighborhoods where there has been the most aggression in the last year.
– At 6:00 p.m. from the Plaza de Bilbao La Vieja, which will tour the surroundings of Urazurrutia.
– At 6:30 p.m. from Prim Street to visit the surroundings of Iturribide.
In San Sebastián, the feminist collective has convened a demonstration from the Boulevard. The march will go out at 7:30 p.m. and will walk the streets of the city.
The demonstration will depart at 20:00 hours from the Plaza Baluarte and it will end in the Paseo de Sarasate.
The manifestation of the Feminist Movement of Vitoria-Gasteiz will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Iparralde Civic Center.
In Baiona, the demonstration will start at 6:00 p.m. from Plaza Moracín.