The doors of Europe’s courts close in women’s faces every day. Why?
There are a multitude of obstacles: taboos, prejudices, stereotypes, customs, ignorance and even the laws themselves. Taken together, they are pieces in an enormous jigsaw which show just how difficult it can be for women to access justice.
Where should I begin? Women are more likely to live in poverty, a problem exacerbated by the current austerity measures which disproportionately affect them. They are therefore less likely...
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