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Domestic Violence in Europe is an Epidemic

[Brussels, 2 December 2015]

In an interview on femicide in Malta and Europe, Joanna Maycock, Secretary General of the EWL, told the Times of Malta that domestic violence and killings, which are related to domestic violence, are an epidemic in Europe. She stressed that violence against women is a structural and pervasive strategy to maintain men’s control over women’s lives and bodies but that it is increasingly difficult to keep violence against women on the European agenda.

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