Femicide as a distinct crime will send ‘groundbreaking’ message

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The establishment of femicide as a distinct crime which will introduce aggravating factors in trials for gender-related killings of women will send a “groundbreaking message” on gender-based violence, the chairman of legal affairs committee, Nicos Tornaritis said Friday.

The Disy MP was speaking after the first day of discussions on the proposed law in parliament.

The bill proposal was submitted by House President Annita Demetriou and will see amendments in the criminal code in relation to the killing of women.

Cyprus is perhaps the first EU country to introduce such a change in the...


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Femicide as a distinct crime will send ‘groundbreaking’ message


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