Monday, November 27, 2006
The BBC reports that Spain's prime minister has launched a campaign against domestic violence in Europe, calling it one of the worst forms of human rights violations. Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero was speaking to hundreds of delegates from the Council of Europe's member states. According to the Council, almost a quarter of women in Europe have suffered physical or sexual attack. Mr Zapatero said there could be no room for such abuse and that women must not feel abandoned by society.
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