Adding Gender-Based Violence as new ‘eurocrime’ - 25.05.2021

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On Tuesday 25 May 2021 the FEMM and LIBE Committees considered the draft report with recommendations to the Commission on identifying gender-based violence as a new area of crime listed in Article 83(1) TFEU.

This legislative initiative requests the Commission to propose a Council decision to consider gender-based violence as an area of crime that meets the criteria established under Article 83(1) TFEU.

During this meeting, LIBE and FEMM committees also held an exchange of views with several experts in the field of gender-based violence and EU Law. The event fed into the abovementioned legislative initiative.