By Laura Kemp • 27 March 2020 • 13:08
Victims of domestic violence are suffering now more than ever, as many individuals are confined with their abuser because of the quarantine regulations. Due to these circumstances, the Junta of Andalucia has asked 680 different pharmacies around the entire province to help them assist these victims of domestic violence through a special code, Facemask 19.
This measure will be fully operational from the beginning of next week, March 30. The Andalucian Institute for Women (IAM) and the Andalucian Council of Official Pharmacist Colleges have agreed that any women who are suffering and experiencing domestic violence, can ask for help in a discrete manner at the pharmacy. In the whole of Andalucía, there are 3,878.
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