March 8, 2018: Women in Pink and Women in Security

  • 12 March 2018

On the World Day dedicated to women, Poste Italiane presents: Women in Pink and Women in Safety. Winning fear through sport. This is the guiding thread of the initiative created by the Florence Philatelic Center which presents two realities for women: the WOMEN IN SAFETY project that sees the District 2 involved in an important initiative that offers women the opportunity to learn personal defense techniques through the anti-aggression course, organized in collaboration with the WSDA sports association of Florence, specialized in martial arts.

Always through the sport the WOMEN IN ROSA, operated of breast cancer, regain confidence in themselves by repossession of their life, even sports, after surgery, this is the testimony of Lucia De Ranieri, President of Florence in Rosa Onlus, Organizing Committee of the 2018 IBCPC Dragon Boat Florence Festival. “Through the sport of the Dragon Boat, women can acquire a growing awareness of their body, their physical potential, and their limits. Thanks to the sharing with the companions, who have lived the same experience, and to the recovery of a higher quality of life and of their spaces they are able to face and overcome their fears, acting as a stimulus for all the women who are facing cancer disease“.

To crown the event, Poste Italiane has created a philatelic postcard, inspired by Andy Warhol and his famous portraits, with a special philatelic authentication mark dedicated to women. Present on behalf of the Municipality of Florence Maria Federica Giuliani, President of the Culture and Sport Commission, and Lorenzo Bonciani of the Sport Commission of the District 2.