Granada, (EFE) increase of 22.6%.
In addition, in the community, the number of calls to 016, the telephone to provide victims, relatives and those around cases of violence with information, counseling and psychosocial care; registered 1,167 calls in the first months of the year, 10.5% more and representing 12.7% of the national total.
This is stated in the data of the statistical report prepared by the Coordination Unit against Gender Violence of the Government Delegation in Spain in Andalusia corresponding to March of this year, in which up to seven cases of sexist violence registered in the System are registered. monitoring of cases of gender violence (VioGén), four of them in March.
242 municipalities of Andalusia in the VioGén
Victims have the Atenpro care and protection service through an electronic device with geolocation and an emergency button for user victims, which as of March 31 registered 3,338 actions, 4.7% more than in March 2022 and 19.1% of the national total (17,472 assists).
The rate of active users of this service in Andalusia in January was 901.3 per million women aged 15 or over, the national average being 831.1.
The VioGén System, launched by the Secretary of State for Security of the Ministry of the Interior in 2007, centralizes and manages all the information coming from the complaints made for cases of gender violence through the State Security Forces and Corps, both the National Police and the Civil Guard, and also integrates some Local Police Forces of municipalities that have signed collaboration agreements with the Ministry of the Interior.
In Andalusia there are already 242 municipalities that are part of the VioGén System, 30.8% of the 785 that make up the community and 34.1% of the national total in the System, which rises to 708.
Point out “clearly” the culprits
The central government delegate in Andalusia, Pedro Fernández, stressed that these data “show” that the fight against gender violence “does not allow rest” and therefore the cases deserve condemnation from all sectors and areas, be they institutions, administrations or society.
That is why he has urged to “clearly” point out the culprits and put an end to the violence suffered by women and girls “for the mere fact of being a woman”, added Fernández, who recalled that on March 31 They recorded 20,822 active cases in Andalusia, 27.25% of the country’s total.
The statistics of the Government Delegation for Gender Violence, dependent on the Secretary of State for Equality, are intended to have an understanding of the evolution of gender violence in the community and determine the most effective practices in its prevention, as well as How to integrate and coordinate all users to reduce cases. EFE