On Friday, September 4, 2020, Rethymno along with the World Organization for Sexual Health celebrated the Sexual Health Day, thus including our country for the 2nd consecutive year in the WAS World Map.
The theme, as proposed by the World Organization, concerns erotic pleasure in the COVID-19 pandemic.
In Rethymno, the team of Frixos – A.XEPT (Safe Carefree Children Now), in co-organization with the Regional Unit of Rethymno, the Municipality of Rethymno, the Municipal Community of the Municipality of Rethymno, the Counseling Center for Women and Women the support of the Rethymnon Bar Association, the Rethymnon Medical Association, the Directorates of PE. and D.E. Rethymno Prefecture and the Association of Teachers N. Rethymno, participated in this year’s events with the main message:
“Respect for human relationships – NO to Gender-Based Violence!”
A need and a demand to live harmoniously and with respect condemning gender-based violence!
In all countries, the conditions of confinement, distancing, alienation and fear, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, have caused tensions and difficulties in many family and interpersonal relationships.
In our country, three murders of women have been recorded during the quarantine, while in April – the month of quarantine, the SOS 15900 telephone line of the General Secretariat for Family Policy and Gender Equality received a total of 1,769 calls, four times more than the previous year. month. Most of these calls for help concerned the abuse of women and a 10% report of child abuse.
The team of Frixos-AXEPT warmly thanks especially Mrs. Mary Lioni, Deputy Regional Governor of Rethymno, Mr. G. Marinakis, Mayor of Rethymno and Ms. Anna Eleftheriadou – Gika, Deputy Mayor of Rethymno for the invaluable help, Kaloud Photography – IKONES PRODUCTION for the photography and Mary Theodosiou, the model who donated her face for the message of the World Sexual Health Day message, Costas Rakintzis, light & sound evends who gladly accepted to promote the video for free, the video poster Print4you, the co-organizers of the event and all those who help and support the vision of the team… a vision for a world full of “Safe Carefree Children”!
The members of the team of Frixos – Α.ΞΕ.Π.Τ
- Margarita Gerouki
- Elena Vitalaki
- Athina Triamataki
- Despoina Mavraki