There are still a few days until the start of the championship, The Professional Women’s Serie A Division launches #MAIPIÙ, the permanent campaign against gender-based violence, which opens on Saturday, September 16, on the first matchday of Serie A. The FIGC has decided to intensify and expand its action throughout the season and will organize in the coming months various awareness-raising initiatives that can make a concrete contribution to the fight against a phenomenon that is difficult to contain. “#NEVER is a warning.” against gender-based violence, a strong message that we want to shout from the stadiums.
Federica Cappelletti, President of the Professional Women’s Serie A Division
The President of the Professional Women’s Serie A Division Federica Cappelletti, explained: “Next weekend we will observe a minute’s silence on all playing fields in memory of the female victims of femicide and all those whose physical and mental integrity and human dignity were violated. Since the beginning of the year, 79 women have lost their lives. others continue to live in fear and terror. We don’t want to and can’t stand by the window any longer, it’s time to come together and demand more attention on an issue that affects us all. Every woman has the right to life and respect.”
The banner with the hashtag #NEVER will be displayed in every game of the top championship when the teams compete, reaffirming week after week their commitment to raising public awareness and drawing attention to the phenomenon of violence against women. On the first matchday of Serie A, in addition to the banner, there will be a minute’s silence on all pitches.
It begins on Saturday with the match between Pomigliano and Juventus, scheduled for 3 p.m. at the “Liguori” stadium in Torre del Greco, and will continue until the end of the championship with activities in schools, social initiatives and the involvement of personalities from sports and Conversation continued.