Larissa Mascotte and Luiza Martins Santos

Larissa Mascotte is the Police Chief in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, currently assigned to the Specialized Police Service for Women in Belo Horizonte. She is a post-graduate in procedural law, and has been a speaker at various events in the area of ​​law, with an emphasis on criminal law and criminal procedural law, with a focus on gender. She can be contacted at larimascotte@hotmail.com.
Luiza Martins Santos is an undergraduate student at Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), and the cooordinator of the university extension project on gender violence - CRIM/UFMG. She is a researcher at Cnpq working on a project on 'Justice, Gender and the International Arena'. Santos can be contacted at luizatins@yahoo.com.br

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Legal Developments to Combat Violence Against Women in Brazil

Legal Developments to Combat Violence Against Women in Brazil

In March 2021, Law nº.14.132 was enacted, which creates the crime of stalking. The law amended the Brazilian Penal Code to include the crime, defined as repeated persecution, by any means, such as the internet (cyberstalking), which ...