Painting it purple to make people think

EQUALITY BENCH: Pascal Amigo sends a message. Photo credit: Villajoyosa town hall

A COSTA BLANCA town hall has painted one of its street benches purple, the colour representing feminism and equality in Spain.

Villajoyosa town hall wants to bring the equality issue to the public’s attention, said councillor Pascal Amigo.

The purple bench in Calle Colon in the town centre bears the message “Choose Equality” painted in white in Spanish and Valenciano.

“We hope this bench will make the people think,” said Amigo who urged other towns to follow La Vila’s example.

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Linda Hall

Originally from the UK, Linda is based in Valenca and is a reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering local news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at [email protected]

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