Misogynist acts of vandalism in Geneva

In Geneva, damaged Unknown road signs with women's names, and a poster exhibition dedicated to 60 years ago, introduced voting rights for women, the Geneva ind

Misogynist acts of vandalism in Geneva

In Geneva, damaged Unknown road signs with women's names, and a poster exhibition dedicated to 60 years ago, introduced voting rights for women, the Geneva indoor. The city condemned the acts, and a criminal, announced charges of property damage.

The exhibition in the Park of the Bastions shows posters, which called the Voting in Geneva on the 6. March 1960 to say Yes to the wife the right to vote. Several of these poster signs were smeared with discriminating Tags and damaged, such as the city of Geneva announced on Wednesday. In addition, approximately thirty road signs demolished, which bear the names of women.

The city government condemned the "malicious acts" and announced that a criminal complaint be filed. For the city of Geneva President Sandrine Salerno, such vandal acts symbolize "the whole difficulty of the women to be the same as the men dealt with". They also showed clearly the need to continue to fight against discrimination.

The city of Geneva since around the age of 13 symbolic actions to promote gender equality in the society. The beginning of the year has you installed as the first city of all traffic signs, where women are depicted. (fal/sda)

Created: 11.03.2020, 12:03 PM

Updated Date: 11 March 2020, 15:02

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