VIDArte Prize – Art against domestic violence

Comission for Citizenship and Gender Equality
Cultural Strategy, Planing and Assessment Bureau
Objetivos clave de la medida:

To recognize artistic works in the areas of cinema, theatre and literature, announced during the period covered by the V Plan for Prevention and Combat to domestic and gender violence (2014-2017), that had focused the theme of domestic violence.

Alcance de la medida:
Naturaleza de la medida:
Característica principal de la medida:

Portuguese works or co-productions can apply, written in portuguese language and promoted during the period previously defined, works that show:

  • Violence caused by a power imbalance between men and women, expressed in physical, psychologic and sexual violence and whose victims are mainly women;
  • Violence as an obstacle to achieve equality objectives, development and peace, that infringe, difficult or cancel the full enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms
Resultados esperados a través de la implementación de la medida:

Raise awareness concerning domestic and gender violence, to reduce social tolerance regarding domestic and gender violence; break up gender stereotypes that support relationships based in power and control dinamics from one of the members in relation to the other; make more visible personal and social consequences that life in situations of domestic violence comprises.

Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida:

Four prizes are awarded, of 5.000,00 Euros each, to the winning works in each of the areas. 

Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Dominios culturales
Cine / Artes audiovisuales
Las artes escénicas
Industria editorial