He stressed that European policy makers, employers and religious leaders needed to wake up to this extensive physical, psychological and sexual abuse of women; including during childhood; and come up with "real and effective" ways to combat it. He urged His Holiness Pope Francis to strongly come out condemning all violence against women.
European men should also seriously rethink about their attitudes and treatment of women in general and work towards bringing positive changes, Rajan Zed stated.
FRA, headquartered in Vienna (Austria) and established in 2007, helps to ensure that the fundamental rights of people are protected. Morten Kjaerum is the Director.
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