Colombia: New legislation presented regarding sexual abuse as an insturment of war

From this point of view, this purpose promoters claim that sexual violence has been used by all armed groups in the country as an instrument of war, in order to intimidate, silence, expropriate, moving and dominate, which makes rape in a widespread throughout the country.

Therefore, according to Ivan Cepeda, this transformation in the offense is more than a name change. If accepted, “any time a woman could complain to a judge who was abused with no prescription facts “said the congressman. This means that regardless of the time elapsed since the commission of abuse should be investigated. Read Article

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