Bill Protecting Victims of Domestic Violence Passed by Brazil’s Lower Chamber

The text requires an increased number of places in shelters, which must comply with the rules to prevent the virus, such as distancing between families; ventilated and sanitized environments; and offer of masks for individual protection.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Thursday, July 9th, the Chamber of Deputies passed a bill establishing exceptional measures to guarantee the detention of perpetrators during the Covid-19 pandemic to women victims of violence. The bill will proceed to the Senate.

The text establishes the increase of places in shelters, which . . .

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