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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...

Pregnant woman and her seven-year-old son murdered by ex-husband in Spain’s Mallorca

The 28-year-old woman, named locally as Warda Ouchene, and her son Mohamed were found dead inside of their apartment in Sa Pobla yesterday evening

Woman freed from four-month kidnap by her own husband in Spain’s Valencia

Victims of mistreatment are encouraged to telephone 016, open 24 hours a day with multiple language options and it does not register on the phone bill.

Former Valencia soldier stabs ex-partner six times in the street in broad daylight on the morning of International Women’s...

A 51-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested for allegedly attempting to stab his ex-partner to death in the street in broad daylight in Massamagrell (Valencia). The...

Nearly 9,000 people arrested in Spain for gender violence crimes during state of alarm

NEARLY 9,000 people in Spain have been arrested for gender violence crimes during the state of alarm.

Horrific murder-suicide as man butchers wife and two children in Spain’s Andalucia

Since 2003, 1,054 women have died in Spain victims of gender violence.

Spain’s Andalucia to receive €15.2 million in fight against gender violence

Andalucia, which will receive €15.28 million and three credits from the Government Delegation worth 9.5 million, is the community that will receive the most funds to fight gender violence in 2020.

Man arrested in Spain’s Catalunya on suspicion of murdering his girlfriend and dumping her body in a stream

A MAN has been arrested in Barcelona on suspicion of murdering his girlfriend and then dumping her body in a nearby stream.

Man in Spain’s Castilla y Leon arrested for allegedly killing his wife after she fell from their third floor...

A MAN has been arrested in Castilla y León, for allegedly killing his wife after he pushed her to her death from their third floor flat.

Women’s rights groups show solidarity for 90-year-old murdered during COVID-19 lockdown in Spain’s Andalucia

Campaigners, currently isolated due to the quarantine, have reiterated the message that during these times of confinement, no one is alone

Support for gender-based violence can be activated from farmacias in Valencia

The person will only have to apply for a ‘mascarilla-19’ to request support from the pharmacist who assists them

Man kills partner in front of children and confesses to police in Valencia

The number 016 is in place for victims of sexist violence

Gender violence across Spain could rise due to coronavirus quarantine

The free number 016 remains in operation during this time

Number of gender violence convictions in Spain last year reach an all-time high

THE number of gender violence convictions in Spain has reached a record high in 2019.

Woman jumps from balcony after partner threatens her with knife in Granada attack

The woman apparently jumped from the first floor balcony of her home in Salobreña after being chased by her partner with a knife

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