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The Totanero Consistory condemns and shows its rejection by the new case of sexist violence in the neighboring city of Elche (14/07/2019)

Totana City Council strongly condemns and shows its institutional rejection in what allegedly may be a new case of sexist violence in the neighboring city of Elche (Alicante).

A 47-year-old woman died yesterday after being attacked with a knife in the garage of her home in the Altabix de Elche neighborhood by her partner, a 55-year-old man of Spanish nationality, who has been arrested for this new case of violence male chauvinist.

A witness warned of the couple's discussion in the garage and, upon the arrival of the police, the man confessed that he had attacked his wife, who had started the separation process ten days before and they did not live with her partner for three.

The Emergency Information and Coordination Center (CICU) has specified that the warning has entered at 7:31 am due to an assault and that a SAMU unit that has performed an advanced cardiopulmonary resuscitation (RCP) has been moved to the scene of the incident. ) to the woman.

However, she could not be reanimated and died.

The couple, of which there are no complaints of mistreatment, had two children, aged 17 and 21, who have not witnessed the events.

This new macho crime raises 31 victims of sexist violence in Spain so far this year, 5 of them in the Valencian Community (3 in the province of Alicante), which amounts to 1,006 the number of women killed by this type of violence since 2003.

From the totanero Consistory emphasizes the need to work together to stop and end this social scourge so it insists on the need to raise awareness from education to avoid behavior that incites inequality between men and women.

Against gender violence we have to make a common front of "Zero Tolerance";

because not only do we have to remember the people who die murdered at the hands of their partners, but also all those who suffer every day in their homes any kind of physical or psychological violence.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana

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