EU Commission wants to better protect women

Women in Europe must be much better protected against rape and harassment, according to the EU Commission. Therefore, the Brussels-based authority proposed a law on Tuesday that would, for the first time, regulate the fight against violence against women across the EU. “I want a society where violence against women is prevented, condemned, and prosecuted when it happens. It is time to ensure justice and equality,” said EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.

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