Mijas tackles domestic violence in foreign-resident community

Eighty per cent of victims in the town are foreign women, say officials

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Mayor Juan Carlos Maldonado last week met with councillors and representatives of the Andalucia Women's Institute and the Soroptimist women's organisation

MIJAS town hall is combating an increasing rate of domestic violence cases among foreign residents of the town, said officials last week.“We have detected that 80% of domestic violence victims in our town are foreign women,” said equality councillor Mari Carmen Carmona.

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