Vila Real de Santo António Town Hall joined the cause against domestic violence, organizing a minute of silence yesterday with the participation of all municipal officials.
In view of the prevalence of this type of crime, and after the events that occurred on Thursday, when a resident of the county was killed following an episode of domestic violence, the VRSA municipality flag was placed at half- form of manifest.
In protest against any type of violence against women, domestic or gender, the local authority calls for constant awareness of this cause. "That is a problem for everyone – and to which we can not remain indifferent," he said in a statement.
"We have the responsibility to protect our women, to educate our children in respect for others and to teach that love is to be lived as something that does us good and not that destroys us," said Conceição Cabrita, of VRSA.