Apitaço T4 drew attention to combating violence against women

The action is part of the "The Order is to break the silence".
12/03/2016 12h33 - Updated 12/03/2016 12h38
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The Order of Lawyers of Brazil Sectional Amazon (OAB-AM) promoted on Saturday morning (12) one apitaço Terminal 4, Jorge Teixeira in the neighborhood, East of Manaus. The initiative drew attention to combating violence against women.

Over a thousand whistles in pink, pamphlets and fans were distributed by the lawyers passing of public transport. In boarding and disembarkation, men were also informed about the Maria da Penha Law.

In the terminal, awareness slipped into the bus, where lawyers had the opportunity to talk to passengers, drivers and cobradoras.

The action is part of the "The Order is to break the silence" was well accepted by the population. "I came here and I was surprised when I saw this campaign. I found it very cool and the whistle we have to ask for help ", said domestic Franciclei Soares.

The vice president of the OAB-AM, Adriana Mendonça, He explained that the T4 was chosen to be located in an area of ​​town where the assault complaints are more common. "We want to draw attention to the society that aggression, the threat and intimidation to women need to be reported and the men who are the main perpetrators also need to know that we are watching them ", stated.

They participated in the campaign, lawyers of various committees of the Bar Association. The President of the Bar Association Commission on Women, Gláucia Soares, stressed that initiatives like Saturday influence society. "We have this campaign this month but the idea and make it permanent because the problem does not end here. Every day we follow cases. Last year, did more than 200 calls ", she said.

Next week, the campaign also come to the units of Justice. On Wednesday, the apitaço will be the Labour Forum, in the Centre and on Thursday, No Fórum Enoch Travel, in Adrianopolis neighborhood.

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