Gender-based Violence and Domestic Violence Session

The Chamber of Advocates collaborated with the Commission on Gender-based Violence and Domestic Violence to host a successful training session for lawyers. Ms Amanda Grech, Training Committee Chair from the Commission, welcomed participants at the well-attended session, after which Ms Maria Mangion, Family Services Manager at Fondazzjoni Sebh and Dr Clarissa Sammut, Head, Dept. of Family Studies, Faculty for Social Well-Being at the University of Malta, proceeded to deliver presentations, followed by a Q & A session.

The seminar forms part of the EU Project entitled Breaking the Cycle of Violence and provided participants with statistics and useful information about the current situation concerning the increasing number of cases related to the topic.