Otavalo Ecuador: 60 percent of domestic violence cases are in rural areas

Posted on August 22, 2012 • Filed under: Crime, Ecuador, Latin America Womens Issues, Social Issues

Otavalo. Several cases of domestic violence are recorded daily in the women’s police station and the police, 60 percent of these belong to the rural sector. Statistics. Marianita Pijal, curator of Women reported that 48 complaints were recorded monthly from family violence.
He said that many times the children, especially those under age often endure mistreatment, because until the Commissioner has not reported any case. But he said yes you can do if you receive physical or psychological abuse. The Commissioner stressed that the rural sector recorded a higher number of cases of violence. It is estimated that 60 percent of complaints come from different communities. Read Article

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