“Social Rent” Allowance Bill for Women Victims of Domestic Violence Passed in Rio

Bill 674/19 establishes that women in vulnerable positions who have been victims of domestic violence are entitled to a "social rent" allowance granted by the State Government.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday, March 10th, a major achievement for the female public was passed in a second session of the Legislative Assembly of the State of Rio de Janeiro (ALERJ).

It concerns bill 674/19, authored by deputies Alana Passos and Martha Rocha, which establishes that women in vulnerable positions who have been victims of domestic violence are entitled to the so-called "social rent", a subsidy granted by the . . .

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