The justice jigsaw that cuts out women

Article by the Council of Europe’s Director General of Democracy, Snežana Samardžić-Marković

The doors of Europe’s courts close in women’s faces every day. Why?
There are a multitude of obstacles: taboos, prejudices, stereotypes, customs, ignorance and even the laws themselves.
Taken together, they are pieces in an enormous jigsaw which show just how difficult it can be for women to access justice...

Article published on NEWEUROPE website.


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