01 Jul 2022 17:07:00
New methodology and toolkit to help civil society organisations run awareness-raising campaigns on the Istanbul ConventionStrasbourg 01/07/2022
The Council of Europe’s Gender Equality Division, Women Against Violence Europe Network (WAVE)...
01 Jul 2022 16:03:00
Ukrainian civil society organisations protecting and promoting women’s human rights, supported at a critical timeKyiv 29/06/2022
In June 2022 the Council of Europe issued a series of NGO grants to protect and promote women’s...
01 Jul 2022 15:34:00Kyiv 28/06/2022
The Council of Europe project “Combating Violence against Women in Ukraine (COVAW)” celebrates...
29 Jun 2022 13:11:00
The place of men and boys in gender equality policies: meeting of Working Group and publication of a StudyStrasbourg 29/06/2022
The Council of Europe Working Group the place of men and boys in gender equality policies and in...
23 Jun 2022 11:57:00Strasbourg 22/06/2022
The Capacity building and co-operation projects unit of the Council of Europe Gender Equality...
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 communication; internet and social media; media, advertising and other communication methods; workplace; public sector; justice sector; education institutions; culture and sport and the 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.