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No clear statistics on number of cases and form of violence against children

With Lithuania continuously shocked by cases of violence against children, there is no accurate statistics on how many children have suffered and from what form of violence. This is because the information is gathered in differing databases and there is no compilation of the data. The Seimas Suicide and Violence Prevention Commission has proposed to start compiling such figures because statistics could help better establish whether current legislation works and the frequency and form of violence, writes. […]

Viktoras Pranckietis

Seimas speaker plans parliamentary panel for MP’s sexual misconduct allegations

Lithuania’s Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis has pledged to form an ad hoc commission at the parliament to scrutinize the sexual misconduct allegations against MP Mykolas Majauskas. […]