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Street signs decrying gender violence erected across Costa Blanca town in Spain

VILLAJOYOSA has become the latest Valencian municipality to put up street signs decrying gender violence. The town has installed eight signs as part of a...

Murcia has highest percentage of reported domestic violence cases of any region in Spain

MURCIA has the highest percentage of reported domestic violence cases of any Spanish region according to figures released by the General Council of the...

HORROR: Man confesses to killing his partner and hiding her corpse under cement in Spain’s Malaga

THE body of a woman who disappeared in March has finally been found buried under cement in a Malaga industrial estate. The horrifying discovery came...

Spanish councils in Campo de Gibraltar area given cash to help male violence victims after gruesome Sevilla stabbing

LOCAL councils will get an €85,600 boost to fight violence against women in the Bay of Gibraltar, the Cadiz provincial government said in a...

Gender violence control bracelets in Andalucia make up 38% of Spain’s national total

WRISTBANDS for Gender Violence in Andalucia stands at 38% of the national total. The statistical report prepared by the Coordination Unit against Gender Violence of...

Over a third of sex offenders controlled by ankle and wrist bracelets live in Spain’s Andalucia

ALMOST 40% of gender violence control bracelets are in Andalucia, a government report reveals. According to the latest statistical report prepared by the Coordination Unit...

Man stabs wife to death in front of young children just weeks after protection order expired in Spain’s Castilla-La...

A man stabbed his wife to death in front of their three young children on Monday in Cuenca Province, Spain. The attacker, 38, went to...

Malaga province tops list for gender violence within Spain’s Andalucia

THE province of Malaga has recorded the highest incidence of gender violence reports across the region of Andalucia, new data reveals. During 2021, police within...

Knife-wielding father kills son, 11, just two days after youngster’s birthday in Spain’s Valencia area

AN 11-year-boy died after his father stabbed him with a kitchen knife at his Sueca home on Sunday. The young victim, named as Jordi, had...

Woman from Spain’s Valencia endures 56 years of hell from abusive husband before barricading herself in room

A Valencia woman suffered 56 years of abuse from her husband and eventually resorted to barricading herself in a room. Officers from Valencia's Policia Local...

Armed avenger fails to kill abusive brother-in-law on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A man sought vengeance for his abused sister by trying to shoot dead his brother-in-law in Alicante but ended up missing his target. He drove...

Wife-killer in Spain’s Barcelona who slashed partner over 100 times with knives and scissors is jailed

A Barcelona area man has been jailed for 24 years and ordered to pay €550,000 in compensation after stabbing his wife 102 times at...

New measures to clamp down on exploitation of prostitutes in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

BROTHELS in the Valencian Community hiding under the cover of legitimate entertainment businesses will be closed down as part of new measures to reduce...

Man charged over alleged strangulation of partner in Spain’s Malaga

A YOUNG woman was left for dead after she was allegedly strangled by her partner in Malaga.  The woman’s partner is due to appear in...

Fireball horror as man torches himself outside Murcia courthouse in Spain

QUICK reactions from a security officer saved a man who set himself on fire outside a Murcia courthouse this Monday Reports said the man was...

Woman killed in domestic violence assault inside Torrevieja home on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Torrevieja man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his girlfriend on Saturday. The 39-year-old Spaniard has a history of domestic violence against previous...

Park dedicated to women that fought against gender violence opens on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A NEW PARK in Rojales, has been designed as a “space for hope”, and a tribute to women that have fought for equality and...

IN PICS: Thousands march in streets across Spain to demand an end to violence against women

THOUSANDS of people took to the streets in demonstrations on Thursday evening to demand an end to violence against women. November 25 marked International Day...

Unions in Spain’s Andalucia call for emotional support dogs used with victims of abuse to have same legal rights...

THE Comisiones Obreras union (CCOO) and the Pepos Andalucia Association are calling for emotional support dogs to be legally recognised in the same way...

Woman saved from abusive partner in Spain’s Barcelona after using ‘secret’ help signal

A man has been arrested in Barcelona after his partner alerted authorities using a secret hand signal to indicate she was being abused. The woman...

“Enough is enough!” – march in fight against gender violence arranged in popular expat area on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SAN FULGENCIO Council has arranged a march and series of other events planned to commemorate the International Day Against Gender Violence. The town encompasses La...

The ‘scourge’ of gender violence and victim safety to be addressed this month on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SEXUAL EQUALITY will be addressed on the Costa Blanca this month, as Orihuela City Council and the Bar Association organise a regional day to...

Man convicted of slashing ex-girlfriend to death with a butcher’s knife on Spain’s Costa Blanca as her daughter watched

A jury has convicted a Denia man of murdering his ex-girlfriend by slashing her neck with a butcher's knife in October 2019. Roman Chernov, 56,...

Balearic Islands lead rankings for gender violence in Spain

According to the Observatory against Domestic and Gender Violence, there were 1,574 reported cases in the Balearics, all of which were made by women

Women march in Spain’s Valencia to condemn gender violence

UP to 300 women marched in Valencia city yesterday evening (Tuesday June 22) against gender violence and to condemn sexist murders. “Machismo kills, destroy patriarchy”...

British woman found dead beside Spanish pilot ex-husband in suspected murder-suicide in Madrid suburb

POLICE are investigating the death of a British woman and her Spanish husband after the couple were found dead lying next to each other...

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