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Identifying gender-based violence as a new area of crime: opening statements by Malin BJÖRK (The Left, SE), Diana RIBA I GINER (Greens/EFA, ES), rapporteurs, and by Helena DALLI, European Commissioner for Equality

Event date: 15/09/2021

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During the plenary session (13-16 September 2021) in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, MEPs debate on how to identify gender-based violence as a new area of crime listed in Article 83(1) TFEU. MEPs to call for gender-based violence to be classified as a crime under EU law to better protect victims, Parliament is set to call for online and offline gender-based violence to be included as a new area of crime in the EU treaties. Opening statements by Malin BJÖRK (The Left, SE) and Diana RIBA I GINER (Greens/EFA, ES), rapporteurs, and by Helena DALLI, European Commissioner for Equality. This transcription speech is the result of an automatic process. Check against delivery.