In Maltepe, 25 thousand people have “left a trace in life” for women

The municipality of Maltepe organised an event called “we leave trace in life” on the international Women’s Day on March 8, where a great number of participants from three countries attended.

The municipality of Maltepe organised an event called “we leave trace in life” on the international Women’s Day on March 8, where a great number of participants from three countries attended. A 1.2 km long banner with multicoloured handprints of 25 thousand people was carried by thousands of men and women from the municipality building to the place.

The event was organized by the Municipality of Maltepe to raise awareness for the prevention of women’s murders, violence and rape; next to the Mayor of Maltepe Mr. Ali Kılıç also Mr. Barış Yarkadaş as Istanbul Member of Parliament for CHP (Republican People’s Party), Ms. Zeynep Alçınkaya Babacan as District Chairman of the CHP in Maltepe,  Deputy Mayors of Maltepe and thousands of citizens attended the evet. (07.03.2016)