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A new pan-European initiative in support of the Campaign:
Day of Parliamentary Hearings

The Parliamentary Assembly’s Committee on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men is proposing a new high-profile initiative by parliaments in conjunction with International Women’s Day.

National parliaments are invited to organise a Day of Parliamentary Hearings, in conjunction with International Women’s Day on 8 March 2007, to say “Stop domestic violence against women”.

These hearings are the opportunity to bring together all the players involved in combating violence against women and to take stock of national legislation. Parliaments are invited to associate government representatives and local and regional elected officials, professionals working with the victims (police, courts, social and educational services, medical services, etc.) and NGOs involved in defending human rights and protecting women who are victims of domestic violence.

List of Parliaments involved in this action (list updated regularly) :
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► 21 February 2007 : Poland

► 1st March: Cyprus

► 2 March: Slovenia

► 2 March: Denmark

► 7 March: Lithuania

► 7 March: Azerbaïdjan

► 7 March: Turkey

► 8 March: Sweden

► 15 March: Croatia

► 11 April: European Parliament

►19 April 2007 : Andorra

► 24 April: Portugal

For more information on actions organised by national Parliaments during the campaign, please go on the following link: National actions