November 25th – International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women – ViaDrama 2022
Monday, Nov 21

Drama Ladies Union-House of Open Hospitality in cooperation with the Committee on Gender Equality of the Municipality of Drama, the Community Center and the Union of Police Officers of the Prefecture of Drama invites you at the two-day event to align and send a strong message against gender-based violence.

Thursday (24/11): Distribution of information material to the citizens of Drama

Friday (25/11): Information actions and artistic interventions. More specifically:

  • 10:00 “Information and Raising Awareness Action of Child Abuse” in the art hall “Georgios Parasidis” of the old City Hall of Drama (1, Eleftherias Square) with Ms. Matina Gavriiloglou, Psychotherapist of the Community Center, Psychologist of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, MA, as the main presenter.
  • 12:00 Presentation of Graffiti work at Venizelou & Patriarchou Meletiou Street about Women Abuse and recording of the messages-thoughts of the visitors in a book/diary. The event will be musically accompanied, whereas there will be Catering by the Drama Ladies Union.
  • 18:00 Photo Exhibition referring to Women Abuse and illumination of the Drama Ladies Union-House of Open Hospitality in orange. The event will be musically accompanied by the young band “Nameless”.

The above-mentioned ViaDrama events come to embellish and complement the actions that are held throughout November, within the framework of the “Time to Talk” project. The project team continues the educational seminars cycle for the prevention and fighting of gender-based violence in schools of remote regions: Paranesti – 14/11 and Prosotsani – 28/11, whereas they have also created a series of educational videos with the purpose of identifying abusive speech in our everyday discourse.

“Time to Talk” is implemented in the context of the Active citizens fund program, with Drama Ladies Union-House of Open Hospitality as implementation body. The €13.5 million Active Citizens Fund program is funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway and is part of the European Economic Area (EEA) financial mechanism for the period 2014 – 2021, known as EEA Grants. The program aims at fortifying and strengthening the sustainability of civil society and at highlighting its role in promoting democratic processes, strengthening citizens’ participation in society and defending human rights. The management of the grant of the Active Citizens Fund program for Greece has been jointly undertaken by the Bodossaki Foundation and SolidarityNow. For more information: