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How to fight sexism in the #MeToo era? Council of Europe starts with defining it

How to fight sexism in the #MeToo era? Council of Europe starts with defining it

The new legal instrument defines sexism as: “Any act, gesture, visual representation, spoken or written words, practice or behaviour based upon the idea that a ...
Catalan Regional police will assist victims of LGBTphobic crimes at the LGTBI Resources Centre in Barcelona

Catalan Regional police will assist victims of LGBTphobic crimes at the LGTBI Resources Centre in Barcelona

In Barcelona, the recently created LGTBI Resources Centre has reached an agreement with the regional police by which victims of LGBTphobic crimes will not need ...
Tackling Spain’s sex traffickers

Tackling Spain’s sex traffickers

Until 2010, the law didn’t even recognise human trafficking as a crime. Now the Spanish government estimates that up to 90% of women working in prostitution could ...
Blurred lines in judging female sex traffickers

Blurred lines in judging female sex traffickers

The complexity of human trafficking in Australia for sexual exploitation is compounded by about half of the prosecuted perpetrators being females, and many who were ...
1st National Workshop in Greece

1st National Workshop in Greece

The 1st national workshop took place on the 12st of April in Athens Greece, aiming to build cooperation among actors working for the protection of ...
Psychological domestic abuse becomes crime in Scotland under ‘groundbreaking’ new law

Psychological domestic abuse becomes crime in Scotland under ‘groundbreaking’ new law

A “groundbreaking” new law has come into effect in Scotland that makes psychological domestic abuse and controlling behaviour a crime. The Scottish parliament passed the Domestic Abuse Act in ...