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Lucas calls on Parliament for cross-party action on gender violence

Besi Besemar November 25, 2014

CAROLINE LUCAS, Green MP for Brighton Pavilion has called on the Government today to develop the UK-wide strategy to end violence against women and girls. In an Early Day Motion (EDM) Caroline also called for the recording and publishing of gender-specific violent crime data to be made a requirement for police, health and social services – the lack of which she said “seriously obscures the extent to which women and girls are subjected to gendered violence”.

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