Equality recalls the 016 telephone service for victims, which is available in 52 languages
Benidorm expresses its condemnation for the latest sexist murder committed in Orio (Guipúzcoa)
Benidorm City Council has expressed today its rejection and condemnation of the latest confirmed crime of gender violence committed on May 16 in the town of Orio (Guipúzcoa) with a silent rally at Plaza de Sus Majestades Reyes de España, led by the mayor, Toni Pérez, and the Councilor for Equality, Ángela Zaragozí, in which members of the municipal corporation have also been.
The 50-year-old woman was killed by a shot fired by her ex-partner. The victim had a daughter and a son. There were no previous complaints of gender violence against the aggressor.
With this there are already 18 women murdered in Spain so far this year by their partners or ex-partners and 1,202 since 2003, the date on which the victims of gender violence began to be counted. The number of minors orphaned by gender violence in 2023 rises to 18 and 395 since 2013.
The Department of Equality recalls that the City Council has personnel specialized in gender violence to provide free advice to any woman who feels threatened. Likewise, it reiterates once again that the victims have the free telephone number 016, which leaves no trace on the telephone bill, although it is advisable to remove it from the mobile phone call log. This service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, and in 52 languages.