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Gender Equality Strategy

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Gender Equality Programme

Themes

Events

Equal Access of Women to Justice

Seminar “Tackling the gaps in research and the lack of data disaggregated by sex concerning women’s equal access to justice” Paris, 26-27 June 2014

Hearing “Access to Justice for Women Victims of Violence” Paris, 9 December 2013

Documents
Compilation of Contributions from Member States on Key Challenges and Good Practices on Access to Justice for Women Victims of Violence at the National Level

Feasability Study Equal Access of Women to Justice – GEC (2013) 1 - GEC (2013) 1 abridged

CEDAW - General Discussion on "Access to Justice" – Geneva, 18 February 2013 - Contribution by the Council of Europe Gender Equality Commission (GEC)

EQUAL ACCESS FOR WOMEN AND MEN TO JUSTICE - Proposal concerning a feasibility study with regard to the possibility of preparing a legal instrument (GEC (2012) 4 rev)

Access to justice in Europe
European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ)
CEPEJ studies No. 9

Access to Justice for Migrants and Asylum Seekers in Europe (CDCJ)

Report on cases brought before the European Court of Human Rights by women prepared in April 2010

Rights of man, rights of women - Female applicants to the European Court of Human Rights
Article by Judge F Tulkens European Court of Human Rights

Ten proven approaches to make justice systems work for women

Council of Europe -Committee of Ministers Recommendation No. R (93)1 of the Committee of Ministers to member States on Effective Access to the Law and to Justice for the very poor.

Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights in the field of Equality between Women And Men (CDEG (2011) 8