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The Youth and Equality councils program this contest within the 8M campaign

‘Benidorm for Equality’, video contest on TikTok to raise awareness about gender equality

03 March 2021
'Benidorm per la Igualtat', certamen de vídeos en TikTok per a conscienciar sobre la igualtat de gènere...

It will be possible to participate individually or in a group of friends or the whole classroom; the winners will enter the national contest

The Youth and Equality Councils launch a video contest to raise awareness and fight for gender equality, framed in the events around March 8, International Women's Day.

“’ Benidorm for equality ’will compile videos on the social network TikTok with two clear objectives. For the Councilor for Equality, Ángela Zaragozí, the objective is "to generate, especially among the youngest, a reflection on the concept and reality of gender equality." For the Councilor for Youth Jaime Jesús Pérez, the contest is made possible "to stimulate the creative capacity of youth that we know is great and great in a capital issue that implies the same rights, equality and respect."

To encourage participation, two awards have been established for audiovisual works through the TikTok application, on a theme related to gender equality. A jury for this purpose will choose among all the proposals that meet the registration requirements and that have been received within the established deadline, the best video.

The Councilor for Equality, Ángela Zaragozí, pointed out that "the possibilities for the development of creativity are many" and pointed out issues that range from "gender equality in sports or employment opportunities, to domestic tasks and the denunciation of relationships toxic, going through the detection of situations of machismo or aspects of empowerment ”. One of the main ones will be, said the councilor, "the fight against gender violence."

The Councilor for Youth has insisted that "to participate you only need will, desire and motive", noting his confidence "in the creativity of the youth and their awareness of the issue."

The videos must be uploaded to the Tik Tok platform with the hashtag #Benidormporlaigualdad, after filling in a registration form on the website of the Youth Council, where the bases can also be consulted: https://benidorm.org/es/ay Ayuntamiento / youth / 5 _-- youth-activities / contest-videos-tiktok-benidorm-for-equality_

The theme of the contest includes everything that concerns the fight for gender equality. The maximum duration of the videos will be 60 seconds, and all the creative possibilities provided by the TikTok social network itself can be used.

In order to participate in the contest it will only be necessary that the participant, or the participants, live, study, work or were born in Benidorm. It is endowed with a first prize of 200 euros and a second prize of 100 euros. The deadline for entry is March 10 and the winners will be announced on March 16.

Those registered in Benidorm will automatically access, confirmed the mayor Zaragorí, to the contest organized by the Regional Council for Equality in the area of ​​the Marina Baixa.

Participation, said the councillor of Youth, will be "individual or group", noting that in this second mode "a small group of friends or a whole class can participate, but there must always be a person identified as responsible who will be the one that makes the inscription ”. In the form for the same there is a section - Comments - to indicate the specifications that are considered appropriate about the work and the ownership of all the creative components of the same.

In the case of minors under 13 years of age, they may upload works to the competition through the account of a person over 13 years of age "who specifically consents and supports this participation," according to the age rules of the platform, said Pérez, who encouraged to participation-

Ángela Zaragozí, the Councilor for Equality, for her part, recalled that “this contest is part of the national project 'Rolling for equality' and the winning works of local competitions will compete at the national level, for a prize endowed with 500, giving to know the jury's decision on March 25 ”.

In the bases it is contemplated that regarding the participation and possibility of a prize of minors, they must provide for the collection of the same a signed receipt from the father, mother or legal guardian, indicating their agreement with said participation and collection of the prize .