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    (ANSA) – ROME, NOVEMBER 25 – Female footballers symbolically take to the field with red shoes: the FIGC with its women’s football division and the women’s football department of the Amateur League launches today, on the occasion of the international day for the elimination of violence against women, a communication campaign through social profiles and in newspapers to support the number 1522, activated by the Department for Equal Opportunities of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers to counter the phenomenon of intra and extra-family violence against women.

    The initiative, to which the Serie A, B and C clubs have joined, will be developed through a series of graphics that with the jersey numbers of the players of the 12 clubs in the top league will give visibility and prominence to the anti-violence number ‘1522’. Today, on the occasion of the Federal Council, the ‘Paolo Rossi’ Room at the FIGC headquarters was set up with a series of panels dedicated to the campaign.

    Furthermore, the Serie C clubs, on Sunday 28 November, will be called to testify their membership with the distinctive trait of the anniversary: ​​a red mark on the face.

    The National Women’s team, in training camp in Coverciano, will also support the campaign with a video that will be published on the social media profiles of the Azzurre. Finally, a tribute to the red shoes, symbol of the fight against femicide, in the graphics promoted by the FIGC and its partners in the sports newspapers today.

    “Violence against women is a horrible crime – declared the FIGC president, Gabriele Gravina – the whole world of football, with the FIGC in the first place, adheres to different forms of testimony to raise public awareness on such a painful issue “.

    “We need to achieve – adds Giancarlo Abete, Lnd extraordinary commissioner – a turning point from a cultural point of view and women’s football, with its vocation to protect women’s rights, can play a leading role in this match”.

    “It is right that today our girls – concludes Ludovica Mantovani, president of the women’s football division – come out of any type of sporting competition to convey a clear message of social responsibility”. (HANDLE).

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