Services Available to Foreign Women residents living in Spain - You are not Alone

  • Whilst a very emotive subject, many have been affected by domestic violence.  The British Consulate in Malaga advise that 30% of the crimes reported to them by the Police, which affect UK nationals, relate to domestic violence.

    The Women's Institute in Malaga - Instituto Andaluz de la Mujer (IAM) offer a service to help foreign Women residents living in Spain. They provide a FREE HELPLINE where women can obtain information about their rights (not just in the situation of domestic violence, but also work issues, education, health, residency in Spain etc). 

    The helpline is available in 51 different languages

    INFORMATION TELEPHONE NUMBERS over Spain are:-

    At State-level 016

    Persons with hearing disabilities: 900 116 016

    Andalusia 900 200 999

    Aragon 900 504 405

    Balearic Islands 112

    Canary Islands 112

    Cantabria 942 214 141

    Castile-La Mancha 900 100 114

    Castile and Leon 012

    Catalonia 900 900 120

    Extremadura 112

    Galicia 900 400 273

    La Rioja 900 711 010

    Madrid 012

    Navarre 848 421 588 / 848 421 387

    Basque Country 900 840 111

    Principality of Asturias 985 962 010

    Region of Murcia 112

    Community of Valencia 900 580 888

    Ceuta 900 700 099

    Melilla 952 699 214

    More information about this service and the rights available to you can be found at http://www.msssi.gob.es/ssi/violenciaGenero/Recursos/GuiaDerechos/DOC/DERECHOSING.pdf

    Please share this service which is being promoted by the Costa del Sol branch of Soroptimist International

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  • Jean Gilhead
    Jean Gilhead Thanks for this info, Ali - here are 2 vids worth watching - Patrick Stewart often talks about his childhood and the torment his father put him and his mother through. However, how he answered this vulnerable and brave fan's question is one of the most el...  more
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