Provocation launched by RC Torino and CGL Torino
Absorbed March 8th. This is provocative, at the same time the campaign launched by the RC Torino Committee and Sigil Torino for Women’s Day. Tomorrow, a month-long project starting Monday, March 8th “They are not luxury items!” First, it allows you to donate sanitary pads, as well as products for personal hygiene or house cleaning: as a rule, the bank provides food for families who are struggling with items that are not donated or do not exist in the basket of goods supplied by the municipality of Turin.
Sanitary pads, tampons and menstrual cups for women Pay VAT 22%. They have 10% meat, beer or chocolate, as well as truffles and snacks – which are indispensable – as collector stamps and antiques are not used. Sanitary pads are considered as cars and televisions: They are not the primary property of the Italian government.
The campaign was born under the great cap of Food, RC Torino 2018 project to address poverty and inequality starting from food solidarity: canteens for the homeless, food surplus recovery, distribution of solidarity baskets.
In this case, we want to increase the culture of giving Two physical collection points: Sarcolo Anatra Soppa via Kormayur 5, Turin Chamber of Labor via Pedrotti 5 Suspended Expenses: Some point of sale will give users the opportunity to donate products suggested for the project.
As with all food activities, the response to a material need is accompanied by a goal Awareness: Describes how inequalities have formed in our country and draws attention to the gender factor. For example, in Scotland there is a generous and universal access to menstrual products. Rates in Spain, Greece or Austria 10%. In France al 5,5%, VAT in Ireland 0%: We are talking about a good that affects the economy of families and women.
«One year has passed since the launch of Pandemic and the launch of Torino Solidale. This year we learned about families and their needs – Says the food coordinator, Alice Eugenia Graziano – This is the first of a series of extraordinary collections we will be launching in the coming months to expand the range of products available to project beneficiaries. We wanted to start with the items for personal hygiene and house cleaning, because they are one of the most sought after items, and of course after the meal, we wanted to include sanitary towels in the center of this collection to remind you how crises and poverty vary. Categories.
«CGL in Turin decided to participate in this project with RCI, because in addition to our work to protect the rights of working people, at a moment like this, we feel it is essential to take into account the needs of disadvantaged people. Primary – Says General Secretary CGL Torino, Enrica Wolfrey – A solid way of solidarity is to go back to the origins of the Labor Chambers, which were places to meet and support the needs of the people. Let us start with this project, because supporting women and their dignity in particular is a strategy to restart the country in a more reasonable way at a time when the epidemic is punishing them the most and they are at risk of poverty and loneliness..
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