The most attended profile is that of women of Spanish nationality, between 41 and 50 years old, residents of the municipality of Lorca who have received physical and psychological abuse.
The Councilor for Equality of the City of Lorca, Antonia Pérez, has taken stock this morning of the actions carried out by the local headquarters of the Center for Attention to Victims of Gender Violence (CAVI), located in the Department of Equality.
The mayor of Igualdad has detailed that "during the first half of the year a total of 305 women have been attended and the total number of interventions carried out by the team of this Department formed by social workers, a lawyer and psychologists, amounts to 1,662" .
Pérez Segura has pointed out that "from this analysis of the data obtained from the CAVI of Lorca it follows that the most attended typology is physical and psychological abuse, up to 35.08%; followed by physical, psychological and sexual abuse, 30.82, psychological abuse 29.51% and 4.59% correspond to psychological and sexual abuse. "
The mayor of Equality has specified that "the nationality of most representative origin of users of the CAVI is Spanish (69.84%), followed by Moroccan (10.82%), Ecuadorian (7.54%), Romanian (1 , 97%), Nicaraguan (1.64%), Colombian (1.31%). Other nationalities such as Argentina, Algerian, Hungarian, Portuguese and Ukrainian have also been registered. "
The councilor stressed that "in terms of the age of the users, the most representative is that between 41-50 years up to 31.80%, followed by that between 31-40 years with 26.89 %, from 51 to 60 years old, 17.05%, from 21 to 30 years old, 16.72%, from 61 to 70 years old, 3.28%, from 10 to 20 years old, 2.95% and over 71 years old. , 1.31%. "
In reference to the location of the users of the Center, the most representative locality is Lorca (90.49%), Puerto Lumbreras (4.59%), Totana (2.62%), 0.66% of Murcia, and Águilas, Albox, Aledo, Calasparra and San Javier in a smaller percentage.
As for the itinerant Psychological Care Service for minors exposed to gender violence (SAMPEX), "up to July 29, a total of 21 new cases have been derived, of which 12 come from Lorca and the other 9 from Puerto Lumbreras, the number of mothers attended is 24 and the total number of interventions carried out by the psychologist attending this service has been 144 ", said the Edil.
Antonia Pérez has reported that "The SAMPEX in Lorca, which began operating in November 2016 and its area of â€‹â€‹influence is composed of the municipalities of Lorca, Puerto Lumbreras and Águilas, pays attention three Wednesdays a month while the itinerant service of Prevention and Comprehensive Attention to Victims of Sexual Assault and / or Abuse (CAVAX), which takes place on the second Monday of each month, has been operating since the end of February this year with a team formed by a psychologist, social worker and advises, have attended a total of 6 women and have made a total of 28 interventions. "
He also recalled that "the Department of Equality hosts all municipal services related to this matter, including this, one of the most important, the Center for Specialized Care for Women Victims of Gender Violence (CAVI), in addition to training activities and of leisure, and cultural programs.
The mayor of Equality has encouraged any woman, who is being a victim of harassment or ill-treatment, or anyone who knows of a possible case of abuse, to go to the Department of Equality where all the necessary help will be provided to both she like her children, in case she had them.
And he has highlighted the work that the professionals of these services perform throughout the year assisting women who have to "go through this ordeal, but who know that they are not alone."
Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorca