Community Care and Development Center created in La Chorrera

Panama- A first Community Care and Development Center destined for the care of women and adolescents survivors of maltreatment, sexual abuse and violence psychologicalwill be put into operation by the Municipality of La Chorrera.

East center will concentrate all the means that they have institutions government for the legal and psychological help of the victims of crime against the family legal order and marital status.

According to the records of the Public Ministry (MP) until the month of August 2022They have registered 3,337 cases related to this type of crime.

Thomas Velasquez, Mayor of The Chorreraexplained that the center will operate once you sign up inter-institutional agreementwhich will allow the provision of the essential services at surviving victims of mistreatment, sexual abuse and psychological violence.

Another objective of the project is to be able to minimize the number of cases of violence and sexual abuse that arise in the district, a part of which are not registered to the victims do not come to interpose the complaints.

He further added that, through this Community Care and Development Center, The intention is to provide help at migrant women and especially teenagers who are in a state of vulnerability.


Mayor Velásquez explained that this center will concentrate personnel from the Ministry of Social Development (MEASURE), National Institute for Women (Inamu), officials of the Public ministry (MP) among other institutions involved in this issue.

The center would begin operate once you subscribe inter-institutional agreement and be approved by the city ​​Councilalthough the training of the personnel who will be in charge has already been carried out.

The creation of this center is supported by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Program of the United Nations for Development (UNDP).

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