According to Nicaragua’s Vice President, the map will aid in the prevention of gender-based violence.
Women in Nicaragua unite under the banner #NiUnaMenos (#NotOneLess). | Photo: EFE
The government of Nicaragua announced on Wednesday that it would publish a Map of Violence Against Women, which seeks to prevent violence against the country’s women, girls, and teenagers. The 158-page document contains information on all acts of gender-based violence in the country’s 153 municipalities during 2016 and 2017.
Nicaragua’s Vice President Rosario Murillo said the map will be published in the coming days and will include a registry of all reported “injuries, grave injuries, terrible crimes like the rape of adult women, of children under 14, aggravated rape… deaths by homicide, femicides, murders, and parricides.”
Murillo expressed her hope that the