The President of the Federation of Transport Trade Unions in Bulgaria and councilor at Sofia Municipal Council Ekaterina Yordanova participated in the charity campaign collecting books for the future Public Reading Space in front of the National Theatre “Ivan Vazov”. The campaign launched on 24 May – the Day of Bulgarian Education and Culture. The initiative will replace the long since abandoned pavilion at the National Theatre Park, with a Sofia Municipality InfoPoint, part of which will become the Public Reading Space.
Ekaterina Yordanova donated two books. The first – “Eva Peron” by Joan Spencer, tells the life story of Argentina’s first lady from 1946 to 1952 – the most powerful and emblematic woman in the state’s history; spiritual leader, role model for her the people, charity worker, protector of the poor, the abandoned and the suffering. The second book -“To Kill a Mockingbird” by American novelist Harper Lee is set in the American South and treat serious issues such as death, rape and racial discrimination, seen through the eyes of several children.
FTTUB Women’s Committee main policies and objectives over the years have all been oriented towards promoting the role of the modern woman – a leader, benefactress, protector of the weak and proactive in the fight for equality. Achieving gender equality and eliminating violence against women is a priority not only of FTTUB Women’s Committee but of the entire Federation.
Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova donated the book “Builders of modern Bulgaria” by Simeon Radev. Over 60 women took part in the campaign by donating books from their personal libraries, among them women from GERB political party and councilors at Sofia Municipality.