The mayor of Jumilla, Juana Guardiola, and the Councilor for Equality, Lola Gómez, delivered yesterday in the plenary hall of the City Hall the diplomas of the course of Self-Protection and Personal Defense of Women that has been taught at the headquarters of the Association of Rural Women from La Alquería and Asociación Jumillana de Fibromyalgia, although open to anyone interested.
The course, organized by the Department of Equality, has been completed by 40 women who have held six sessions of two and a half hours each.
It has been taught by the corporal of the Local Police, Antonio Guardiola Lizán and the agent Yeray Molina Bas.
It has been free, since it has been funded through a grant of 5,309.96 euros by the Ministry of Equality of the Ministry of Presidency, for the development of new powers reserved for local entities in the State Pact against the gender violence
The mayor of Jumilla, Juana Guardiola, stressed that "the objective of this type of courses, which have already been organized on other occasions, is to prevent violence against women and also teach the female population acting techniques for any situation that threatens against their physical or psychological integrity. "
The councilor of the area, Lola Gómez, highlighted "the involvement of both associations, which have achieved a significant number of participants, as well as the motivation of the women who have taken the course."
The two coaches addressed the students grateful for trusting their work, highlighting the importance of having this training and willing to continue organizing such courses in the municipality in the future.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Jumilla