13 May 2022 14:11:00Strasbourg 13/05/2022
A meeting of the Council of Europe’s main body for supporting gender equality has examined a wide...
05 May 2022 18:00:00Strasbourg 13/05/2022
The Gender Equality Commission (GEC) held its 21st plenary meeting from 11 to 13 May 2022, in...
04 May 2022 15:54:00Ankara 27/04/2022
Within the framework of the European Union and Council of Europe joint programme “Horizontal...
04 May 2022 14:56:00
European countries meet to discuss methods to address the Digital Dimension of Violence against WomenOnline 10/03/2022
The rapid evolution of information and communication technologies facilitates the creation of new...
02 May 2022 10:01:00Chisinau 01/05/2022
On 1 May 2022, the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against...
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.