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19 Jan ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

Did you know…Seven years ago, on the 4th January 2010, President Obama signed a Proclamation declaring January the National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. For the then President « fighting modern slavery and human trafficking is a shared responsibility ». He asked all Americans « to educate themselves...

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15 Dec ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

In December 2015 the European Commission published a Draft Directive on Combating Terrorism (the “Terrorism Directive”) replacing the EU's 2002 Framework Decision on combating terrorism (2002/475/JHA). The Directive aims to complement existing anti-terrorism legislation, and includes specific provisions in relation to the rights of victims of terrorism. Under the proposed Directive...

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09 Dec ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

What does the general public think of gender-based violence? Recently, the EU Commission published a report focusing on public opinion about gender-based violence. Around 30.000 EU citizens across the Union were interviewed, and asked targeted questions aimed at uncovering their perceptions and views on the issue. It emerged that...

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