Torremolinos school holds equality race for students on the Costa del Sol

Promoting sport and equality: Students, teachers and parents all took part. Credit: Ayto de Torremolinos


AROUND 700 children of CEIP El Pinillo participated in the ‘II Carrera por la Igualdad’ organized by the school last Friday morning. The event was part of the celebration of the Día de la Mujer on March 8 in which mothers, fathers and teachers have also taken part, as well as the councillors of Equality, Nicolás de Miguel, and Education and Sports, José Piña, who have accompanied them. In the activity, the entire educational community came together to promote sport and to work for equality in the classrooms. In this regard, the Councillor for Education has stated that “the school does a lot for equality, it is a key area to show children that we are all different and we all have to respect those differences, whether gender, of race, of ideas… ” More than 300 fathers and mothers have joined on this occasion, which has been “a great success” for José Piña.

For his part, the Councillor of Equality has claimed the need to continue working, both from institutions and from schools, in the message that promotes the idea, “which is none other than the awareness of both students and the educational community of that it is necessary to fight for equality and rights”, doing so as in the case of CEIP El Pinillo through “promoting empathy, solidarity and collaboration.”

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