22 Oct 2021 12:22:00Strasbourg 22/10/21
This newsletter covers our activities relating to the following objectives of the Council of...
21 Oct 2021 10:28:00
Azerbaijani judge candidates trained on the main standards in the field of violence against women and domestic violenceBaku 21/10/2021
On 19 October 2021, a group of 40 judge candidates from Azerbaijan were trained on the main...
18 Oct 2021 09:10:00
The role of foreign policy in advancing gender equality – conference to be held on 26 October in Nicosia and onlineStrasbourg 18/10/2021
On 26 October 2021, the Council of Europe, in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of...
14 Oct 2021 18:30:00Yerevan 16-18/09/2021
Journalists representing different regional TV channels, online and print media of Armenia...
14 Oct 2021 11:06:00
Beyond domestic violence: how will the ratification of the Istanbul Convention prevent and combat violence against women in Ukraine?Kyiv 13/10/2021
On 12 October, 2021 La Strada Ukraine held the online round table, "The Istanbul Convention is...
In March 2019, the Committee of Ministers adopted Recommendation CM/Rec(2019)1 on preventing and combating sexism : it calls for specific action in respect of language and communications; internet and social media; media, advertising and other communication methods; workplace; public sector; justice sector; education institutions culture and sport; private sphere. It is currently available in 26 languages as well as in the English and French official versions.
The COVID-19 crisis has strong gender equality-related impacts, including alarmingly high levels of violence against women. The Council of Europe divisions on Gender Equality and on Violence Against Women have developed a new webpage gathering information about actions undertaken by member states, the Council of Europe and other international organisations and civil society organisations to analyse and mitigate the gendered impacts of COVID-19.