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Parliamentary committee for the amendment of domestic violence law


The joint parliamentary committees, headed by Deputy Speaker, Elie Ferzli, formed yesterday a subcommittee to study a proposed amendment of the Law No. 293/2014 on the Protection of Women and Family Members from Domestic Violence. The subcommittee is led by MP Samir Jisr with the membership of Paula Yacoubian, Shamel Rukuz, Nawaf Mousawi, Ali Bazzi, Elias Hankash, Bilal Abdallah, Dima Jamali, Fouad Makhzoumi and Michel Mouawad. Recalling, that on November 26, 2018, which coincidesg with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, 10 lawmakers submitted a draft bill to the Legislature aimed to amend the above law ( (Al Mustaqbal, An Nahar, January 11, 2019)

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