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Gender Violence: The spanish side of the story

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Published on February 13, 2014

Author: Pinto84

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Gender Violence Project presented to the World Bank in Sydney and Dili by Yolanda Serrano - expert in Gender Violence and law in Spain - May 2013
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Gender Violence The “Spanish” side of the story

Gender Violence The “Spanish” side of the story • Historical background • Gender violence is not a problem confined to the private sphere • Results & Statistics • The Financial Crisis

Gender Violence The “Spanish” side of the story • Historical background • Gender violence is not a problem confined to the private sphere • Results & Statistics • The Financial Crisis

Gender Violence The “Spanish” side of the story • Historical background • Gender The kick off not  violence is a problem confined to the private sphereout  The wipe • Results Renaissance  & Statistics • The Financial Crisis

The Kick Off  The sex will not be a reason for any privilege  Right to be elected but not vote  Divorce Law  Legalization of abortion

The wipe out  Age of majority for women was 25 y.o.  The father tutelage finished when the woman was married or she entered a convent  The husband was authorised to beat the spouse and his sons and daughters if he did not injure them  From 1975, the wife is not under any obligation to obey her husband

Renaissance Equality Principle, Art. 14 Constitution 1978 Penalty of continuous maltreatment and abuses 1989 The sexual harassment at work is typified in 1995 The first time psychological abuse becomes a crime 1999

Gender Violence The “Spanish” side of the story • Historical background • Gender violence is not a problem confined to the private sphere • Results & Statistics • The Financial Crisis

Gender Violence The “Spanish” side of the story • Historical background • Gender violence is not a problem confined to the private sphere  & Integrated • Results AnStatistics Law  Main Changes • The Financial Crisis  Victims’ rights

An Integrated Law  The Act extends its scope to preventive, educational, social, welfare and victim support initiatives  The punitive response  A Fund shall be established

Main changes  Awareness measures  Education system  Health system  Communication & Advertising  Judicial measures Administrative Bodies

Victims’ rights  Right to integrated social assistance  Legal aid  Labour rights Economic rights & Support  Information resources & telematics control

Victims’ rights Integrated Social Assistance  Information to victims  Psychological assistance  Social assistance  Monitoring of women's rights claims  Educational support to the family unit  Support to employment training and insertion

Victims’ rights Legal Aid  All victims of gender violence have the right to: Be defended and represented by a lawyer or Court Representative.

Victims’ rights Labour rights  Reduction or re-organisation of their working hours  Geographical mobility  Change of workplace  Suspension of employment with their post reserved, and  Termination of their employment contract under legal situation of unemployment

Victims’ rights Economic rights & Support  Social Aid: Lump-Sum benefit Housing resources  Emergency Centres  Shelter Centres  Protected apartment  R.A.I Insertion Income

Victims’ rights Information Resources & Telematic Control W.R.A.P: (Web Support Resources and Prevention against GV) 016 HELP LINE TELE ASSISTANCE SERVICES  Atenpro  Wrist bands or electronic devices

Gender Violence The “Spanish” side of the story • Historical background • Gender violence is not a problem confined to the private sphere • Results & Statistics • The Financial Crisis

Results & Statistics

Results & Statistics

Results & Statistics Number of deaths Until 20th Feb./ / All year

Gender Violence The “Spanish” side of the story • Historical background • Gender violence is not a problem confined to the private sphere • Results & Statistics • The Financial Crisis

The Financial Crisis General Impacts  Reduction about 24, 1% in equality (18.95 million of Euros)  Prevention of gender violence reduction 6.8% (22, 20 millions of Euros)

The Financial Crisis The consequences go beyond the victim...  Reduction 70% advertising campaigns  Reducing number of lawyers in legal aid & denial protection orders  Reduced budgets in care devices

The Financial Crisis The consequences go beyond the victim... Reduction in education, healthy, therefore staff training for education, health  Salaries reduction  Labour market precariousness  Impossibility of independence

More 74% the mortal victims do not make a complaint. In Spain out of every ten women killed by their partner between seven and eight had not reported them.

Gender Violence Article 5 Universal Human Rights Constitution “No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment”

Thank you Presenter Yolanda Serrano-Montaño Lawyer - yolandaserrano@live.com Technical cooperation & media advisor Inês P. G. A. Pinto

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