SPEZIA, Italy, November 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Spezia Calcio players wore special shirts during Sunday’s Serie A game against Bologna to raise awareness and raise funds for a campaign against gender-based violence. The social responsibility campaign was created by the Serie A club and Differenza Donna, an NGO that acts nationally and internationally against male violence against women.
Serie A club joined Differenza Donna’s fight against gender-based violence by launching the #WeForShe campaign. The wording was chosen to emphasize that only by coming together can people make a real difference and help victims of violence.
The hashtag was printed on the front of the players’ shirts for the Spezia – Bologna Serie A match at the Stadio Alberto Picco. These unique shirts will be auctioned on the “Charity Stars” platform and all profits will be donated to Differenza Donna.
Spezia Calcio also welcomed young people Afghan refugee Rahel saya for this match to raise awareness of the plight of many women who do not have the same rights. Rahel is a young girl who escaped from Afghanistan in August and dreams of becoming a journalist, so Spezia Calcio welcomed her to their communications team for the day and gave her the opportunity to watch the game in the press box and interview the players. She also met the club president Philippe Platek and his wife on the field before the start of the match.
Luca Scafati, said the Chief Revenue Officer of Spezia: “Today’s match gave us a great opportunity to take a stand against gender violence. We wanted to launch the #WeForShe campaign alongside the NGO Differenza Donna to raise awareness and raise funds to fight against this terrible scourge of violence. against women. We were also delighted to welcome Rahel and give her the opportunity to be an honorary journalist in this game. She faced great dangers in Afghanistan and now in Italy I hope she can have more opportunities to make her dreams come true.
Rahel said: “I would like to thank Spezia Calcio for organizing this day and for giving me the opportunity to live this experience in the field, to give a voice to women on this important occasion. I would also like to thank the NGO Differenza Donna. a woman I truly appreciate for their plans and efforts to protect us all. “
These activations of Spezia Calcio were organized to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women which was celebrated on 25 november.
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