Domestic Violence Facts: Lebanon Passes Law against Domestic Violence

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We have all domestic violence facts known to us all around the globe, and Lebanon passing a law against domestic violence is the latest of all positive steps taken in this direction.Here is a news item published on April 2, 2014:

Lebanon passes law against domestic violence

AFP April 2, 2014
Rally against Domestic Violence in Lebanon

 A woman holds up a placard as she takes part in a rally to urge the Lebanese parliament to sign a law against domestic violence, on April 1, 2014, in Beirut 

Beirut (AFP) ? Lebanon?s parliament on Tuesday passed a law making domestic violence a criminal offence, after a years-long campaign by civil society groups in a sectarian Arab country steeped in conservativism.

Large sectors of Lebanese society have traditionally regarded beatings of women and children as religiously and socially acceptable.

New York-based Human Rights Watch described the bill as ?historic,? but pointed to gaps which did not…

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