Walks in Bilbao, Donostia, Vitoria and Pamplona

Manifestación en Bilbao. Imagen: EITB



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Thousands of women took to the streets in capitals and elsewhere to demand feminist justice, inviting men to a “yes only yes” mentality.


show in Bilbao.  Image: EITB

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To mark the World Day for the Elimination of Gender-Based Violence, thousands of women took to the streets in capitals and other Basque cities this Friday, demanding that judges, men and institutions be involved in eradicating this scourge.

The 25N of this year was marked by the decision of some courts to reduce sentences for sex offenders. The loophole in the “only yes is yes” LawThat’s why feminist movements made demands at the demonstrations. “feminist justice”.

The most crowded march took place in Bilbao behind a banner with the slogan ‘Beldurra eta Kontrola zuentzat’ (Fear and control for you). Even our memes, signed by the Bilbo Feminista Saretzen collective, are organized. During the tour, which ended in the City Hall, women who left the different neighborhoods of the Mansion joined the columns.

Protesters chanted slogans such as ‘Erasorik ez, erantzunik gabe (No counter attacks’), ‘They touch one, they touch us all’, ‘Kaleak, gaua, geureak dira (The streets and the night are ours’). )’, ‘Gorra borroka feminista (Long live feminist struggle)’ or ‘Erasoen aurka, autodefensa feminista (Facing attacks, feminist self-defense).

They denounced sexist violence from Bilbao’s feminist collective and wanted to focus on two aspects: “condemning the sexist violence inflicted by institutions and also getting involved by pointing out the aggressors and men and telling them wet to stop this violence against women”.

Similar marches were held in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Donostia-San Sebastián and Pamplona, ​​among other places. The appointment at Baiona will be this Saturday.


This morning Basque institutions reacted to all expressions of sexist violence at various rallies as the prelude to the afternoon demonstrations called by the feminist movement.

Thus, the full Basque Government focused on Lehendakaritza’s steps. Accompanied by Basque councilors, those in charge of Emakunde, and the rest of the staff, Lehendakari Iñigo Urkullu led the action.

Miren Elgarresta, director of Emakunde, told the media after the intensification that “the Basque Government and Emakunde’s unequivocal and primary commitment to both the prevention of sexist violence and the care of female victims of that same violence”. Previously, a Interview on the program “Egun On Euskadi” ETB focused on violence against older women.


The Government of Navarra met at noon in Pamplona, ​​where Sara Pina, who was killed by her husband in Tudela earlier in the year, was especially commemorated.


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