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Parliament Puts Final Touches To Amended Bills

Parliament is putting the final touches on new gender-based violence laws this weekend.

The three amendment bills make sweeping changes to the way the criminal justice system deals with domestic violence in particular.

A major sticking point has been whether or not a national sexual offenders registry should be made public.

With just 7% of gender-based crimes being successfully prosecuted, how impactful will these new laws be?

Some activists say the new laws will not be the silver bullet to reducing gender-related crimes.