| Marisol Sánchez highlights that policies to combat gender violence have always been a priority for socialist governments | The national deputy of the PSOE Marisol Sánchez has announced the publication in the BOE of more than 300,000 euros that the Government of Spain will invest in the Region of Murcia for programs and activities aimed at eradicating gender violence. Marisol Sánchez recalled that in Spain 2.8 million women have suffered sexual violence; more than 4 million, physical assaults, and the highest expression of gender violence, sexist murder, has killed 1,074 women since 2003, 41 so far in 2020, a year in which the pandemic has aggravated situations of abuse. "This is why policies to combat gender violence have always been a priority for socialist governments.
Through Royal Decree 1023/2020, of November 17, the amounts, criteria and procedure have been updated.
distribution of transfers for the development of new or expanded powers reserved for local entities in the State Pact against Gender Violence, and will be assigned via finalist and direct transfer to the municipalities of the Region of Murcia ". The Socialist deputy explained that, based on the published criteria, a fixed amount of 1,000 euros will be allocated per municipality and the rest of the amount will be distributed based on the number of inhabitants per municipality at a rate of 0.18 euros per inhabitant. In this sense, it has underlined that the remainder that exists after the distribution will be distributed proportionally among all the municipalities incorporated into the VioGén System of the Ministry of the Interior, as well as among the municipalities in which victims who are users of the Attention and Protection telephone service are registered.
Victims of Gender Violence (ATENPRO). In addition, Marisol Sánchez has indicated that in another Decree published this week the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces will receive from the Government of Spain a subsidy of 300,000 euros for the promotion of public policies on equality at the local level, of which , 225,000 will be granted by the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces to local entities that have a population of less than 100,000 inhabitants and that are associated with the FEMP, whose programs are selected in the public announcement.