'Empoderarte' shows works made by victims of abuse at the Regional Craft Center

24/11/2022 – 

MURCIA. The Murcia Regional Craft Center hosts the project exhibition 'empower you', a sample of the work carried out in the workshops for women victims of gender violence, taught by regional artisans.

The director of Consumption and Crafts, Sonya Moreno, who inaugurated the exhibition this Thursday together with the general director of Women and Gender Diversity, Silvia Munoz, explained that "the objective of this project, which is being held for the third consecutive year, is to offer these women artisan training to gain confidence and self-confidence, while at the same time giving visibility to the problem of gender violence among the population, the work they have done in the workshops is shown and they are offered tools so that they can find their possible insertion in the labor market”.

About 220 womenyes, referred by the Specialized Care Centers for Women Victims of Violence (CAVI) and associations that work with vulnerable women, have participated in the 28 workshops, which have been carried out in 19 municipalities, with a very different artisan theme, from the initiation to pottery, ceramics, basketry, embroidery, costume jewellery, jewelry, fire enamel, leather, painting, elaboration of headdresses, braided paper, floral arrangements, the manufacture of wool toys, cold porcelain, and confectionery and pastry, among others. etc. The workshops have been held in collaboration with town halls and third sector associations.

'Empoderarte' is financed with the budget of the 'Regional Pact against gender violence' and organized by the General Directorate of Consumption and Crafts, and the General Directorate of Women and Gender Diversity.

The exhibition can be visited for 15 days, from Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; on Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and on Sundays it will remain closed.

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