Bolivia: Justice Minister Summoned to Report on Laws Protecting Women

Posted on June 19, 2013 • Filed under: Bolivia, Crime, Human Smuggling, Politics

On June 15, 2013 El Deber reported that the Bolivian Minister of Justice, Cecilia Ayllón, has been summoned by the Commission on Social Policy of the House of Representatives to give an oral report on the applicability of the laws in place to protect women.

The three specific laws to be discussed deal with combatting harassment and political violence against women, combatting the trafficking of women and guaranteeing women a life free of violence. However, Representative Marcela Revollo doubts their applicability and implementation. According to Revollo, “the purpose of the oral report request is to know the progress and implementation of these three laws… and to verify if they are paying off and allowing us to combat and punish those who work against women.” Read Article

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