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List of incidents of violence against women in Spain

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This is a list of incidents of violence against women in Spain. The Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality publishes statistics on violence against women and counts every death. Also, media in Spain reports every case of violence against women that results in a death.

In the last decade about 700 women have been killed in Spain by their partners or ex-partners. Since 1999, the number of killed women is over 1,000.


As of October 6, 2015, over 35 women have been killed in Spain in cases of violence against women:

  • January 12: A man (70) kills his ex partner (70) and her sister (64) in Elche. Later, he commits suicide. Five minutes of silence were observed for the double crime.
  • January 17: A woman (69) is killed in Orba, Alicante. Her partner flees to Germany, where he confesses the crime in the airport to police. Silent demonstrations were held in Alicante and Valencia.
  • January 21: A man (44) kills his wife (39) and then he commits suicide in Terrassa. They had a 6 years old child. About 200 people meet in front of the city hall to protest against violence against women.
  • February 4: A woman is stabbed to death by a man in Arrecife. They met some months ago.
  • February 6: A woman is strangled in Ronda. About 30 people protest against the crime.
  • February 12: A man (47) stabs to death his partner (38) in Valencia.
  • March 9: A man (75) confesses to have killed his wife (76) six months before in San Miguel de Salinas.
  • March 10: A woman (43) in killed by her partner in Xàbia.
  • March 12: A woman (23) is thrown out a van driven by her husband (24) in Cáceres and dies due to the injuries.
  • March 29: A man kills his wife (31) in Alhaurín de la Torre and then he commits suicide. About 100 people gather in the city hall square to protest against the crime.
  • March 30: A man shoots his wife (24) in Lleida and then attempts suicide.
  • April 2: A man (34) stabs his wife (29) to death in Vitoria-Gasteiz.
  • May 3: A man (50) kills his wife (47) and her boss (57) in Sorbas and Níjar respectively.
  • References

    List of incidents of violence against women in Spain Wikipedia

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