The Secretary General of the Ministry of Women, Equality, LGTBI, Families and Social Policy of the Region of Murcia, Antonio Sánchez, has presented the implementation of the Center for Comprehensive Assistance to Victims of Sexual Assault and Abuse (Cavax) in Yecla.
It is an itinerant service that will cover the Altiplano and that in addition to its headquarters in Murcia, has already been transferred to Lorca and Archena.
It will start with one visit per month, which will increase according to demand.
This service will attend the CAVI facilities in Yecla
It is a free prevention and comprehensive care service for victims of sexual violence from a multidisciplinary perspective, as it has legal advice, psychologist, social worker and social educator.
To access this service it is not necessary to make a prior complaint or request an appointment, and it will serve women over 16 who have suffered a sexual assault outside of a relationship In our municipality, five victims with these characteristics were registered in 2018 and three in What we carry from 2019.
Cavax also offers information on public resources available to victims and has an accompaniment service in judicial and other proceedings;
It will also carry out awareness and prevention campaigns.
"With the implementation of Cavax in Yecla, it is gained in proximity and personalized attention is achieved for the victims," â€‹â€‹said Sánchez, who thanked the City Council of Yecla for its willingness.
The Councilor for Social Policy, Equality and Women, Patricia Soriano, has announced that a violet point of attention to people victims of possible cases of sexual assault will be installed during the Yecla Fair.
The Red Cross and Feminist Assembly volunteers who will attend these points of attention will receive basic training on Monday, September 9.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Yecla