Violence against women is a serious issue. In fact violence is a serious issue full stop. It is essential that member states must take all necessary steps to protect persons especially vulnerable people.
Mrs Svensons report is something out of Life on Mars, it seeks to replay the battles of the early 70´s and her report is very naive.
What I found troubling is that the EU uses such an issue like this to expand its competences and its grip on nation hood. I gave this speech in the chamber today