About 400 female personalities met Tuesday at Multiteatro, i argentina, to show their support to actor Thelma Fardin.
Fardin was part of the series Ugly Duckling, a production that also became known in Latin America. In that case, the actor collapsed with Brazilian Juan Darthés.
At that time, at the age of 16, Fardin was raped by Darthés, whom she admitted at a press conference held at the multitheater, located on the Avenue Streams of Buenos Aires.
Fardín revealed that the incident occurred when the casting was in Nicaragua as part of a trip in the region – which also had a date in Guatemala-.
"For 9 years I canceled it to continue," explained the actor. "Thanks to someone who speaks, I can speak today."
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In a video published this Tuesday, Fardín told his testimony and the heartbreaking details of what happened to Darthés that evening.
The news spread rapidly. Actrices Argentina's collective arrived at Multiteatro to support Fardín. In social networks, however, many women joined the label # NoNosCallamosMore and #MiraComoNosPonemos.
With the hashtag, more women around the world expressed their solidarity with the actress and also exposed some of the rape cases they suffered.
And I also feel the advance, I see that very little light far away, I see hugs, applause, sorority, courage and empathy. And that made me a little easier. you #JuntasYorganizadas # NoNosCallamosMore # MiráCosNosPonemos
– Gimena with G (@gimeaccardi) December 11, 2018
– Lucila De Ponti (@ludeponti) December 11, 2018
– Agustín Rossi (@RossiAgustinOk) December 11, 2018
Thanks !! thanks to all those who opened the road and who struggle every day with less visibility. As actresses, if our voice is stronger, we will use! Thank Thelma for your endless courage, I love you …#MiraComoNosPonemos #NoNosCallamosMas
– griselda siciliani (@grisici) December 12, 2018
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