The ninth Local Coordination Committee against Gender Violence was held Thursday in the council room of the Town Hall, chaired by Deputy Mayor, Ana Belen Castejon, and the Councillor for Equality, David Martinez.
Councilman David Martínez, announced the creation of a working committee of the departments involved to achieve coordination between Social Services Equality and Youth.
Another novelty unveiled Councillor for Equality has been provided by the 016 service for women with impaired hearing.
The application is called S-Visual, and can be accessed via mobile phone or computer. This will allow women who suffer this disability to report any episode of domestic violence.
The Local Coordination Committee is u n operating instrument of work, in which are represented all municipal areas involved, directly or indirectly, in the fight against gender violence, with the aim of optimizing all actions required.
The general objective to be met by the Local Coordination Committee is to promote, at the municipal level of policies and actions to eradicate gender violence.
Its specific objectives are to improve early detection of cases of gender violence;
optimize coordination of agents, actions and resources involved in the fight against gender violence;
provide attention and agile response victims of violence;
improve the protection of victims at high risk;
inform and raise awareness on the subject at both professionals and the public in general.
The operation of the Local Coordination Committee brings benefits at different levels, always from the perspective of coordination is the key tool for providing a more efficient and effective for women who suffer domestic violence care.
In this table they are represented all the agents involved: Department of Equality, CAVI, Social Services, Health Services, Security Forces of the State, Local Police, Justice, other resources.
This is the ninth Local Coordination Board, the last was held in February 2015.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cartagena