The imposed joint custody will be debated at Universitat de València

  • May 16th, 2017
Cartel La Nau de la Igualtat

Does the imposed joint custody contribute to the blackmail against women? Is it an extension of the violence against women? Does the imposed joint custody help to change the traditional roles of women and men which generate inequalities? Some of this questions will be answered in the debate ‘La custodia compartida impuesta: ¿un camino hacia la corresponsabilidad o una extensión de la violencia de género?’ (The imposed joint custody: is it a step to co-responsibility or an extension of the violence against women?) which takes places on Thursday 18 May at 18:30 in the Cultural Centre La Nau of the Universitat de València.

In the debate, which will take place in the Paraninf, the deputy Maria Josep Ortega and the lawyer Herminia Royo will participate. It will be moderated by the journalist Julia Ruiz.

The debate is incorporated into the series ‘La Nau de la Igualtat’ which is an space for debating on the key elements of the feminist thought with the purpose of progressing in order to achieve more agreed positions which benefit the fight and the social achievements on equality.

Maria Josep Ortega is a Valencian politician, mayoress of Carlet and member of the Valencian Parliament in the 9th legislative period. Nowadays, she is the president of the Commission for Social Politics and Occupation of the Valencian Parliament. She is the spokesperson of Compromís in the Commission for Gender Equality Politics and of the LGTBI group at the Valencian Parliament.

Herminia Royo is a practising lawyer with more than 30 years of experience in the legal fields of the civil, social, business, administrative and criminal law. She is expert in Family Law and lawyer of the Valencian Association of Separated and Divorced Women and an active member of the Feminist Association of Valencia.

On the other hand, in de debate there will be psychotherapists, psychologists and jurists together with Llum Quiñonero, a Spanish journalist, activist and politician, who is an elected deputy by Podemos at the Valencian Government and president of the Commission for Equality at the Valencian Parliament and Joan Sanfélix, sociologist who has studied the Master’s degree in Gender and Equality policies and member of the Association Men for Equality. All of them will speak about the different positionings on this issue.

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