The counselor for Social Action, Marián Franquet, values it as “a very important step” to help rebuild the lives of the victims. And necessary given the delay suffered by the items of state funds to which the area chose for financing. The socialist Franquet engaged in dialectical polemic with Carlos Alonso (CC) and Manuel Fernández (PP) with him and you more in depth regarding who has used and abused the nominative subsidy. A resource that seems to have become an end. Franquet defended the need for these women and also for their minor children.
Too Another nominative grant has been approved, in this case of 20,000 euros, for transport vouchers for migrants in an irregular situation. María José Belda, spokesperson for Sí Podemos Canarias, explains her group’s abstention in both cases because “the bond was so urgent in May, when it was approved here in the April plenary session, than now. Migrants continue to have the same need. And the victims of gender-based violence, where is the urgency? Because I don’t see her anywhere. The rest of the groups voted in favor, despite the reluctance in their speaking turns, of nationalists and popular.
The double meaning of the word (in feminine) was used interchangeably in the plenary session. Marián Franquet did not like – neither did María José Belda – that Carlos Alonso used the adjective with her and even alluded to the counselor Arriaga in previous episodes. Both dropped their criticism of possible machismo in the words of the spokesperson for the Canary Islands Coalition. The thing did not happen to majors although it gave rise to Franquet to culminate his explanation on the use of the nominated grant with a phrase: “I hope I have been clear and not very proud.”
The project to support victims is included in the State Pact against Gender Violence, has a funding of 250,000 euros and will include services of social support and comprehensive intervention El Cabildo, through the Organic Unit of Gender Violence (UOVG) of the IASS has approved the launch of this initiative of residential inclusion for women victims of gender violence. Through this plan, the insular institution will provide 30 homes that will promote the autonomy of at least 60 people who have been exposed to this type of violence, both women and their families. The project will include the attention of specialized personnel who will provide social support and comprehensive intervention services in their empowerment and recovery processes. During the plenary session, Marián Franquet stressed the need for this type of measure “to be, for women, the exit door to a situation of violence that puts them in danger on a daily basis and makes social integration impossible”.
To the worse for the pandemic.
Franquet has explained that the pandemic has aggravated the situation of gender violence, Therefore, she assures: “Housing is essential for women, children and girls to reorient and re-plan their lives.” In addition, it values that this measure is included in the State Pact on Gender Violence in Spain but that, given the delay in the arrival of the funds, the Cabildo has decided to carry it out directly.
The 250,000 euros of endowment will allow to have the work of eight specialists which will start on December 1. The beneficiaries will receive the advice and accompaniment of professionals in social education, social work or advocacy, to achieve an integration that allows them to continue with the rents in a self-sufficient way. The counselor highlights the role of social integration in this year-long process: “It is not just housing, but specialized support from the network. The gateway to an independent and socially integrated life ”. It also seeks to promote reparation for the social damage experienced by the victims.