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Seven women rescued from clutches of sex exploitation gang in Spain

SEVEN victims of a sex exploitation gang that operated in different parts of Spain have been freed by the Policia Nacional. Three men who pimped...

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...

Spain’s National Police force scraps minimum-height requirement in bid to attract more women

A lack of height will no longer be an obstacle to budding recruits for Spain’s National Police force.  In a bid to attract more women...

British man in Spain’s Benidorm rescued by police after two women rob and attack him

TWO plain-clothed Policia Nacional officers in Benidorm have arrested two women who robbed and assaulted a British man. The attack happened in the early hours...

OPINION: Myth or fact? Why we all need to be alarmed at Spain’s needle-spiking craze

THE huge surge in supposed needle-spiking cases experienced in bars and nightclubs across Spain this summer is worrying on so many levels and is...

Police investigate 96 ‘possible cases’ of needle spiking across Spain’s Andalucia

ANDALUCIAN health services have treated 96 people so far this summer who believe they suffered needle spiking attacks while on a night out as...

Police investigate spate of ‘needle spike’ attacks on women in clubs across Spain

SPANISH police are investigating a spate of recent attacks across Spain on women who believe they were spiked with needles at nightclubs.  Police forces across...

‘They edited out my prosthetic leg’: How Spain’s disastrous ‘body positive’ beach campaign went from bad to worse…And then...

EACH day has brought a further twist to the disastrous campaign launched by Spain’s Equality Ministry last week to promote body positivity on the...

LONG READ: Will Spain’s sex industry simply go underground as new anti-prostitution laws come into force?

FORTY kilometres outside Madrid, figures of dancing girls adorning the front of the seedy dark brick Olimpo are designed to lure punters off the...

Spain launches body positive campaign encouraging all women to enjoy the beach

SPAIN'S government has launched a summer campaign encouraging women to head to the beach no matter what their bodies look like. A slogan of 'Summer...

Andalucia unveils new government with more women than men in ministerial posts

THE re-elected regional president of Andalucia has unveiled the make-up of the new majority government announcing that women will hold the majority of ministerial...

Four women report being drugged intravenously at Pamplona’s San Fermin festival

Four women have come forward after apparently being injected by strangers with drugs during San Fermin on Saturday night and early Sunday morning. The victims...

Two men go on sex assault spree during Moors and Christian festival in Alicante area city in Spain

TWO men have been arrested by the Policia Nacional for sexually assaulting at least eight women and girls during Elda's Moors and Christian festival...

Human trafficking and sex exploitation gang brought down in Spain’s Murcia region

ONE of the biggest-ever police operations against human trafficking in the Murcia region has produced 22 arrests. 19 women were freed by the Policia Nacional. They...

Woman dies from wasp sting at Costa Blanca restaurant in Spain

A woman died on Monday afternoon after being stung by a wasp at a Costa Blanca restaurant. Emergency services were called to the unnamed premises...

Mucho machismo: How sexist is Spain when it comes to women drivers?

More than half of women in Spain say they have been the target of chauvinistic statements about being bad drivers. A new survey reveals that...

Police in Spain bring down Chinese prostitution network that pocketed €5 million

A Bilbao-based Chinese prostitution gang that banked an estimated €5 million has been smashed by the Policia Nacional. 63 people have been arrested- 61 of...

Fugitive human trafficking boss arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca and will be extradited to France

A fugitive wanted by French authorities for being a key member of a human trafficking gang has been arrested in Alicante. The 36-year-old Paraguayan man...

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...

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...

Police in Valencia area of Spain rescue Nigerian woman forced into prostitution by voodoo rites

TWO people have been arrested in Valencia Province for human trafficking after Nigerian women were tricked by voodoo rites into becoming sex slaves. A victim...

Judge rules ‘no case to answer’ for those who secretly filmed women urinating in the street during fiesta in...

DOZENS of women who were secretly filmed urinating in the street during a fiesta in Galicia are demanding justice after the footage was posted...

Spain’s government prepares guidelines on ‘how not to be sexist’ in the workplace

SPAIN’S Equality Ministry is preparing official guidelines on how to behave appropriately to colleagues at work in a bid to tackle Spain’s traditionally ‘machista’...

‘FOUL PLAY’ as sexist comments are heard via an open microphone before TV coverage of women’s football match in...

SPAIN'S public broadcaster, RTVE, is trying to find out whether one of its employees made sexist remarks before a telecast of a women's football...

Spain’s Finca Cortesin in Estepona to host 2023 Solheim Cup

FINCA Cortesin golf course in Spain will host the 2023 Solheim Cup. The Estepona club will be the first Spanish venue for the biggest team...

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