200 jobs secured for women with disabilities and victims of gender violence in Andalucia

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Two hundred jobs have been created for women with disabilities and victims of gender violence in Andalucia since 2017.

The project, called ‘Mujeres en Modo ON Violencia de Género’ (Women in gender violence ON mode), aims to improve the employment situation of women with disabilities who are victims of gender violence, as well as disability victims of gender-based violence.

Inserta Empleo has provided assistance in the autonomous community of Andalusia since 2017 to 876 women with disabilities who are victims of gender violence and has secured 200 employment contracts for these women.

Of the total number of women assisted, 331 have been through ‘Women in mode. ON VG’, a project of labour inclusion and empowerment.

Inserta Empleo launched in 2020 when, in the process of conducting interviews for employment, ONCE Foundation – contributing to the full social inclusion of persons with disabilities – detected the need to set up a specific helpline for women with disabilities who are victims of domestic violence to regain control of their lives.

Of these, 109 have obtained an employment contract through this project.

Across Spain, Inserta has secured a total of 1,427 contracts since 2017 for women who fall into these categories, and has assisted a total of 4,720 since then.

Of the total number of women assisted, 1,566 have been through ‘Mujeres en modo ON VG’.

The general director of Fundación ONCE, José Luis Martínez Donoso, said: “Mujeres en modo ON VG is a program for women that arises from the commitment of the ONCE Foundation with those groups of people with disabilities who suffer a higher level of exclusion.

“In this case, women with disabilities who are victims of gender-based violence have to face multiple discrimination, which is why specific initiatives and tools are needed specific initiatives and tools are needed for their empowerment and full social inclusion. empowerment and full social inclusion.”


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