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AMs have voted in favour of the Violence Against Women Bill.
Earlier today opposition AMs were given assurances that the bill would do more to ensure schools tackle the issues it covers.
The opposition parties in the Assembly have issued a joint statement confirming that they will not try to block the Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Bill when the final vote on the legislation takes place in the Senedd this afternoon.
The Conservatives, Plaid Cymru and the Liberal Democrats had all been backing calls from the Violence Against Women Coalition for more to be done to ensure that schools tackle the issues covered in the bill. As the Labour has no overall majority, the government faced losing the entire bill if opposition AMs all voted against.
Last minute talks secured the passage of the bill after the Minister for Public Services, Leighton Andrews, gave various assurances, which he set out in a letter to Plaid Cymru's Jocelyn Davies.
More than eight thousand cases of domestic violence and sexual abuse were reported to police in Wales last year.
That figure is just a small part of the total number of crimes reported across the nation. Today a new law has been proposed to tackle those crimes.
Tom Sheldrick reports.
Campaigners have criticised Welsh Government proposals aimed at preventing domestic and sexual violence.
A bill published today refers to 'Gender-based Violence', a change from previous plans which specifically referred to violence against women.
The proposed legislation puts obligations on councils and health boards to have strategies for ending gender-based violence. The Welsh Government says the aim of the bill is to end all forms of domestic abuse and sexual violence.
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The Assembly is set to vote on a bill which intends amongst other things to improve the support for victims of domestic abuse.
Welsh Assembly Members will vote today on amendments to the violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence bill.