Lawmakers present the draft amendments to a domestic violence law, on Nov. 26, 2018. (The Daily Star/ Parliament, HO)
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A number of lawmakers Monday introduced into Parliament draft amendments to the domestic violence law the day after the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, years after the legislation was passed.The panel of MPs also included Democratic Gathering MP Faisal Sayegh, Future Movement MP Dima Jamali, Sabaa MP Paula Yacoubian, Lebanese Forces MP Eddy Abillama and Marada Movement MP Estephan Dweihi. The draft law was signed by 10 MPs.In April 2017, KAFA and the Justice Ministry announced these draft amendments, which came in response to difficulties in implementing the initial law.Awada said the draft law was handed to Parliament's Secretary-General Adnan Daher.
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