They murder a 21-year-old girl in Santiago de Cuba CubaNet

Madrid Spain.- A 21-year-old girl was murdered in Santiago de Cuba on January 4, the magazine reported this Thursday. Tense Wings and the platform I do believe you in Cuba.

As they specified through Facebook, the victim was attacked by her ex-partner.

This is the third femicide reported in Cuba so far this year; the 3 occurred in the first week of January.

Cuban Misladis Carmenates Hidalgo, 43, was also murdered by her partner in the Albaisa neighborhood, in the city of Camagüey, the independent media reported on January 6. The Time of Cuba.

According to the information, Carmenates Hidalgo received 11 stab wounds, after “a turbulent relationship of encounters and disagreements” marked by mistreatment.

While on January 3 died, also a victim of sexist violence, Maylén Guerra García, mother of two adult children and custodian of the Chiquitico Fabregat sugar refinery, in Villa Clara.

Tense Wings and Yo Sí Te Creo reported that during 2021 34 femicides and four doubtful cases were registered on the island.

“We cannot lower our guard in reporting these events and especially in their prevention, so we appreciate the citizen help that independent observatories receive,” said the women’s defense groups.

Tense Wings and Yo Sí Te Creo also explained that the draft of the new Penal Code is already circulating, which adds as circumstances of the murder “committing the crime on the grounds of gender discrimination” (Article 344, subsection d), which represents a step forward with respect to the current law.

“We can take it to more concrete terms such as femicide, and assess advanced typologies such as the one assumed in Spain. This typology, in force since January 2022, takes into account feminicides outside the sphere of the couple, such as sexual, social, family and vicarious feminicide ”, they specified.

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