The Equality delegation of the Marbella City Council has attended a total of 1.053 consultations of women in the last four months, registering a 5 percent decrease in care for gender-based violence in this period with respect to the same of 2021, as announced this Thursday by the councilor of the branch, Isabel Cintado.

This has been highlighted by the mayor in the framework of the local abuse boardheld at the Cortijo Miraflores Cultural Center with the aim of coordinate actions and initiatives with all the agents involved in this problem as the forces of public order, the health, legal field, the Costa del Sol Hospital and the Andalusian Institute for Women.

The mayor has specified that since the last meeting of this body, held in February this year, “we have cared for 90 womenBeing the Department with the most queries is training and employment (36 percent), followed by information (34 percent)”.

In addition, he has indicated that the 20.13 percent of the total has been related to gender violence. As for nationalities, the 55.7 percent of the women attended came from other countries, being 20.1 percent of the cases of abuse. By age, the main age group to receive assistance has been between 40 and 49 years old.

Cintado has detailed that from the City Council and the different actors involved in the fight against gender violence “we continue working especially on prevention”.

For her part, the coordinator of the Andalusian Women’s Institute in Malaga, Mari Carmen Santiago, stressed that “this problem requires the coordination of all and added the importance, especially in relation to young people, “of awareness and co-education campaigns at an early age so that they internalize issues such as respect, equality or human rights”.

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