The Delivery Ceremony of the 5th Edition of the “Living in Equality 2020-2021” Award took place last October 23 at the Centro de Arte Oliva, in S. João da Madeira, a nationwide initiative that distinguishes Municipalities with good practices in the integration of the dimension of Gender Equality, Citizenship and Non-Discrimination.

The Cávado Intermunicipal Community was present, represented by the technician Daniela Gomes, who presented the Cávado + Equal Project, financed by EEA Grants Portugal, whose objectives are centered on the assumption of a municipal and sub-regional commitment to the promotion of Gender Equality and Reconciliation of professional, personal and family life.

This project will be developed between October 2020 and August 2023 and integrates CIM as a promoter and as partners the 6 Municipalities (Amares, Barcelos, Braga, Esposende, Terras de Bouro and Amares), ISCTE (scientific entity) and the organization KUN (international partner).

The Municipality of Barcelos was one of the fifteen municipalities distinguished in this ceremony with the LIVING IN EQUALITY 2020-2021 Award, and was represented by Vice-President Dr. Armandina Saleiro.

This session was attended by the Secretary of State for Citizenship and Equality, Dr. Rosa Monteiro.

* Photos by the Municipality of S. João da Madeira