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With this crime, there are now 54 women murdered by their partners or ex-partners so far this year and 1,239 since 2003

Benidorm shows its rejection and condemnation for the last sexist murder committed in Sagunto

01 December 2023
Minuto de silencio en el Ayuntamiento de Benidorm.

Benidorm shows its rejection and condemnation of the last sexist murder committed in Sagunto

With this crime, there are now 54 women murdered by their partners or ex-partners so far this year and 1,239 since 2003.

The municipal corporation of Benidorm has today expressed its condemnation with a minute of silence in the Plaza de SS MM Los Reyes de España towards the last confirmed sexist crime committed against a woman in the town of Sagunto (Valencia).

The woman was 34 years old and was murdered by her ex-partner, a 39-year-old man who used a knife to commit the crime and also did it in front of their 13-year-old daughter, who fell from a second floor to the ground. interior patio of the building where the events occurred on November 29.

The silent concentration, which has also been joined by the Valencian Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FVMP), has been led by the mayor Toni Pérez and the councillor for Equality, Ángela Zaragozí, along with other members of the municipal corporation

With this new victim, the number of women murdered by their partners or ex-partners in Spain so far this year has risen to 54 and 1,239 since 2003, the date on which victims of violence against women began to be counted.
The Department of Equality recalls that Benidorm 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 delete it from the mobile call log.

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