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Brazil: Maria da Penha law also applies to trans women

Brazil: Maria da Penha law also applies to trans women

The 9th Criminal Chamber of the São Paulo Court of Justice (TJ-SP) decided today (October 19th) that the measures provided in the Maria da Penha Law be applied in favor of a transsexual woman threatened by her former partner. According to the decision, the man can not approach or contact the victim, her relatives or […]