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Parliament changes rape defintion

in News · 17-01-2019 11:59:00 · 0 Comments

Portugal’s parliament unanimously changed the law to expand the definition of rape to cover all sex without consent, joining just seven EU countries with such a wide definition.

Lawmakers and campaigners in Portugal argued the law, which previously required prosecutors to show that an attack involved “violence”, had failed to protect people attacked while they were unconscious or coerced into having sex against their will.

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