Sat, May 25 2013
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Women politicians worldwide generally do not get equal coverage with men in the media. And when they do, coverage tends to dwell more on what they are wearing and how they look than on their political positions.
Borissov's amendment will be included in the new Penal Code to be discussed on February 10 by the Parliamentary legal committee.
Annual assessment says Bulgaria 'generally respects' human rights but finds problems in several areas
A working group affiliated with the Bulgarian Justice Ministry will prepare amendments to the Domestic Violence Prevention Act, the group's coordinator Tatyana Kostova has told the morning talk show of private broadcaster bTV on December 15, Focus news agency reported. The changes would seek a more precise definition of what is domestic violence, and, at the recommendation of the European Commission, a special section would be included discussing the treatment of children.
Bulgaria will join the Council of the Europe's campaign for the fight against violence targeting women and against domestic violence on March 8.The campaign started on November 27, 2006 in Madrid and aimed at preventing human rights violation, Labour and Social Policy Minister Emilia Maslarova said.The campaign will increase awareness of violence against women. It will also encourage EU countries to take
A programme adopted by Bulgaria's Cabinet against domestic violence provides for the setting up of a police emergency hotline for victims of domestic violence. The line would operate 24 hours a day, Darik Radio reported. The Cabinet had provided 270 000 leva for shelters for domestic violence victims. These shelters would be opened in every regional centre, Darik said. Bulgaria's Interior Ministry would publish a
The funding is provided under the foreign military sales programme of the US army's Program Executive Office of Simulation, Training and Instrumentation.
The UK nationals were arrested after throwing beer bottles at people after being refused entry to a restaurant that had closed for the night.
Restoration and development projects include Madara Horseman, Arbanassi fortress, Magura cave.
Simeon Saxe-Coburg and his spouse Margarita opened a new heating and insulation system at the Tsar Ferdinand Hospital for Pulmonary Diseases in Iskrets, a project implemented thanks to the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Sofia and the Nando Peretti Foundation.
According to the law's provisions, the commission will have the power to investigate individuals without prior notification and would not require a criminal conviction in order to launch an investigation.