Gender violence also affects companies

According to a study by the researcher Arístides Vara, the economic impact of violence against women in the business sectors of Ecuador and Peru, 48.7% of the women who work in Ecuador has been victim of assaults, while in Peru the rate is 38.9%. According to the author, a...

Femicide, an unresolved social issue

In ecuador, the police stations for women and families registered nationally, only  in 2012,  75.024 allegations for domestic violence, in 86% of the cases (64.427)  the allegations were made by women, some of them ended up being victims of femicide. Currently, the country has no...
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Mother of children killed in fire in critical condition

Karen Flores, 29 years old, remains since last Monday in the hospital Luis Vernaza, where she was transferred after she was admitted to the hospital of the IESS, in which she received medical attention after the fire that took the lives of her five children, which would have...

Evidence confirms that the fire was caused by domestic violence

Víctor Moncada, Flagrancy judge, ordered the preventive detention for Gabriel Murillo, for allegedly causing the burned in the citadel La Floresta, South of Guayaquil, a case of violence against women, where five children were killed in the fire. The prosecutor investigating the...

Justice is demanded after saying goodbye to the children killed in fire

With sadness and indignation neighbors and family members bid farewell to the five children who died in the fire registered yesterday in La Floresta, South of Guayaquil and called for legal action by the crime framed in gender-based violence against, apparently the perpetrator...
Forensic officers have collected samples at the scene.

Five dead children as the result of gender violence

Dereck, 3 years old; Jovanna, 4; Maria Clara, 10; Dylan, 11, and Melanni, 14, are the victims of a fire caused by the partner of his mother. The children died asphyxiated, hugging his mother Karen Flores, who was the only survivor, who is fighting for her life in  intensive care...
In the last twenty years, teen births increased by 81 %

Thousands of children are at risk in the Ecuador

The national gender advisor for International Plan, Miriam Ernest,  indicates that violence, teenage pregnancy, low level of education and child domestic labour are four of the main risks to which the children of Ecuador are exposed. One of every ten girls and adolescents,...
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International Day of No Violence against Women

Today, November 25, such an honorable date is celebrated. And despite being internationally recognized, somehow, its not acknowledge in Ecuador. Femicide refers to the violent death of women, act which in certain regions of our country is regarded as something of daily living....
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