October was the month with the most complaints in the Vice Prosecutor’s Office for injuries against women in Ahome

Sinaloa.- During the month of October there was more change in the Vice prosecutor by violence against women injuries in the municipality of Ahome, reported María Magdalena Rocha.

The director of Municipal Institute of Women (Immujeres) Ahome commented that there were five complaints that were filed, which represents 30 percent so far in 2021.

However, he stated that calls to 911 decreased. “In Ahome, in terms of calls to 911 in the urban gender unit, there has been a gradual decrease, since October obtained 13 calls, far from the highest peak recorded in June with 75 calls “.

He expressed that an important point is that sexual violence is the lowest, being only 0.4 percent of the cases, but it is understood that it is the one that is least reported.

The municipal official said that the Institute accompanies the victims with the legal and psychological department, giving 1,777 psychological counseling and 1,602 legal counseling so far this year.

He mentioned that among the types of violence detected in the victims is psychological, physical, economic, intra-family and sexual violence.

“The most frequent type of violence suffered by the women of Ahome is psychological, with 40 percent of the cases, and in second place domestic violence with 34 percent, these proportions being very similar, from 2019 to date “.

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He added that in addition to giving priority to raising awareness about the aforementioned types of violence, in these 16 days of activism that will be carried out for the International Day to Eliminate Violence against Women, which is celebrated this November 25, they will include actions and psychological services , legal, health, and others, to promote awareness among citizens against violence against women.

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