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Spain's 25-year-old fight against domestic abuse

Video by Rabah ZANOUN , Kate WILLIAMS

Latest update : 2009-02-23

In 1984, Spain became the first European country to vote a law against domestic abuse. Twenty-five years later, social workers are still helping victims of domestic violence get back on their feet.

Date created : 2009-02-02

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