Friday November 25th it will be International Day for the Elimination of Violence
towards women. The city of Toulouse is committed to taking part in the fight against violence against women, in addition to offering accommodation. You are currently setting up the device Angela
In partnership with merchants. A network of safe places (restaurants, cafes, pharmacies, hotels, etc.) to prevent and combat street harassment and violence. If a person feels insecure or harassed, they can find refuge in one of the partner institutions – identified by a sticker on their window – and ask for “Angela”. Dealers are trained to take in victims thanks to a two-hour module provided by agents from the Toulouse metropolitan area.
About sixty merchants have joined Angela’s network.
At the moment, 64 merchants (including 17 cafes and restaurants) have expressed interest in joining this “Angela” network. The city hopes the network will be dense in the long term. Julie Escuder, city council member, city vice president in charge of gender equality: “It is a way to mobilize citizens to secure public space and reassure women.”
Christophe Thibault, director of the Kopi Café at the Place du Salin in Toulouse, joins the “Angela” network: “I have tested this device abroad and it works. This will help people who feel danger on the street, we can console them, give them the correct phone numbers so that associations can take care of them, we can also notify the police.
Disembarkation is circulated upon request on buses from 10 pm to 12:30 am.
From Friday 25 November The on-demand landing service will be extended to all 11 Linéos lines. This service has been on trial for a year on lines 1 and 2 in the evening. This system consists of offering any traveler, when he feels unsafe, the possibility of getting off between two bus stops to be closer to his destination. They are set up in the evening and at night, and the on-demand drop-off service reassures you by avoiding excessively long walks. From Friday November 25, 2022, Tisséo offers this service to all Linéos in the evening, that is, between 10 pm and 12:30 am. In one year, the service was used thirty times.
Meeting day on November 25 Square de Gaulle
The city of Toulouse organizes this Friday, November 25th Crossroads meeting day against violence against women
From 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Place Charles de Gaulle. 70 partners (health, security, justice, associations) will attend. The Capitol will be lit up in orange on the night of the 24th to the 25th (the color of the United Nations Campaign Against Violence Against Women) and on Thursday, November 24th at 5:30pm, a moment of reflection will be organized at the foot of the Memorial Day for Women Victims of Violence, Esplanade Alain Savary.
Sports Communication Campaign
On Friday, the city will launch a media campaign to raise awareness of violence against women and girls in sports: 14 professional athletes from Toulouse, Blagnac, Palma and Colomiere made a clip Condemning violence, it will be broadcast on the social networks of communities, particularly during sporting events in November and December. The partner clubs will wear orange jerseys with the message “Stop violence against women and girlsAmong the participating clubs: Dauphins du Toec, Fenix handball, CA Balma, TFC, Stade Toulousain, TFH (Women’s Handball in Toulouse), Toulouse Iron Club …