Deputy Karol Cariola, Camila Vallejos (Communist Party), Camila Rojas (Left Autonomous) and Maite Orsini (Democratic Revolution) questioned a project submitted by a desk to try to define the crimes of the Ministry of Justice. . Violation depending on the severity of the violence and the "resistance" of the victim.
Specifically, the violations of the offer bir by violence and ğu abuse lu and the latter from the first, the lack of meaning, the alienation of the victim or the mental disorder, or the use of a serious difficulty in resisting it.
In the first case, the penalties will be between 5 and 10 years and in the second it will be between 3 and 7 years.
In addition, the project will offer to reduce the age of consent to sexual matters from the current 14 to the age of 12 years.
In this context, Cariola argued, “we have put forward a debate with the need to change the crime of rape. There is always violation without consent. We have presented this, the ministers said they would review the project, but now we realized that it existed in this preliminary project. ruthless reaction.".
”Today, the burden is based on the resistance from which the victim can be established, if the victim is not resisting, there is no way to prove the violation according to what the government has changed.“ In All violations against children under the age of 14 have been considered guilty, but with this preliminary project, this job has been reduced to 12 years and women's rights are undermined. “
In that sense, the deputy communist Camila Vallejo stressed the need to propose the bill, which was a central element for defining the crime.
In line with this, the Rojas deputy called the Minister of Women and Gender Equality, Isabel Plá, to intervene in these and other government policies at the expense of women's rights.https://media.biobiochile.cl/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/rojas-2.mp3
Claudia Dides, an activist who is the founder of Miles Foundation, said she would not expect support in parliament for the initiative.https://media.biobiochile.cl/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/dides-1.mp3
Before the project is sent to the congress, a general review will be made by the Ministry of Justice for further parliamentary debate.