13-10-2022 15:30
Public hearing on "Sexual violence and rape as abuses of power"

European Parliament Brussels, room SPAAK 1A002
Women sitting stretching her hand forward
Sexual abuse and rape as abuses of power © Image used under the licence of Adobe Stock

On Thursday, 13 October 2022, the FEMM Committee will organise a public hearing on “Sexual violence and rape as abuses of power”.

According to the information provided by the Director and Co-Founder of Human Rights Without Frontiers, Mr Willy Fautré, stories of violent abuses of power by those in powerful positions are often heard in developing countries. The hearing will listen to the testimony of women who were victims of such violent abuses.