Violence against women: new legislation
Electronic bracelet, immediate arrest of the suspect, economic support to victims: these are the main innovations of the new law to combat and prevent violence against women. Perhaps it will reduce the damage. But without a change in civilisation, without an end to male domination, the phenomenon can only be curbed.
On 3 December, the Council of Ministers gave the green light to the draft law 'for the prevention and combat of violence against women and domestic violence'. We can only welcome this new legislation with interest, albeit with some possible critical reservations - for example, the important discussion of years ago on ex officio prosecution should be recalled. So we welcome this step forward in the law, with the bitterness of knowing that it will be neither the tightening of penalties [...].