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The Government recovers the legislation to fight trafficking in girls and can present extra assist to victims of sexual violence

The Government introduced this Friday on the press convention after the distinctive Council of Ministers for 8M, International Women's Day, new measures to advertise equality between women and men. “First of all, the trafficking law, the first step, the first reading of this trafficking law, which is a very significant, very important law, which incorporates measures from several ministries,” introduced the Minister of Equality, Ana Redondo. . “It is a law that is not punitive, it is a law fundamentally focused on prevention, on raising awareness among victims,” Redondo added about this invoice.

Redondo defined that the rule will assist victims of trafficking: “Firstly, the right to receive the minimum vital income, secondly, to be considered a priority group when accessing public housing; thirdly, the right to legal assistance, to be advised and accompanied throughout the process; and fourthly, also to compensation from assets confiscated from mafias and trafficking groups.”

The draft trafficking legislation was accepted in first studying by the Council of Ministers in November 2022, when Irene Montero was Minister of Equality. The course of was interrupted by the decision for elections. In her first look in Congress, the minister didn’t point out the legislation. In our interview together with her this February, she informed EL PAÍS that she was “in the drawer” as a result of she was not “mature enough.”

The Minister of Equality has additionally introduced that the Government will give extra assist to victims of sexual violence. Victims with incomes decrease than the minimal interprofessional wage will have the ability to obtain an quantity equal to nearly six months of unemployment advantages, which might be collected in a single fee or month by month, Redondo defined. “We collaborate in this way and help women victims of sexual violence in the economic sphere,” she stated. This support was already acquired by victims of gender violence, however with these measures the help can be prolonged to different victims of sexual violence.

Redondo has additionally introduced the “renewal of the protocol for action against harassment and abuse within the General State Administration.” “It was logical, necessary and coherent,” he stated.