The Valencian Government has authorized the Attorney General of the Generalitat to exercise popular action in the case related to the murder at the hands of his father of Jordi, eleven years old, a victim of sexist violence.
The event, which occurred in Sueca last April, constitutes a case of gender-based violence, a public social problem of general interest that forces public authorities to act actively with the aim of achieving the full eradication of mistreatment, explained the vice president of the Consell, Mónica Oltra, in a statement.
Article 36 of Law 9/2003, of April 2, of the Generalitat, for Equality between Women and Men establishes that the Ministry with competences in matters of women may propose to the Consell de la Generalitat the exercise of popular action, through the Generalitat's General Lawyer's Office, or collegiate lawyers, in cases of domestic physical aggression in which death or serious injury is caused to women residing in the Valencian Community.
Likewise, Law 10/2005 on Legal Assistance of the Generalitat provides that it corresponds to the lawyers of the Generalitat integrated in the General Legal Office of the Generalitat, the representation and defense in court.
The institutional action of the Ministry of Equality and Inclusive Policies in case of murders of women victims of gender violence aims to join efforts and jointly make visible the rejection of acts of gender violence in those cases in which the death of a wife or their sons or daughters in the Valencian Community.
Said protocol includes, as a general rule, the holding of a protest rally at the door of the Palau de la Generalitat and at each of the conselleries.