20 May 2022 12:00:00
Protecting rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls: Council of Europe recommendation adoptedTurin 20/05/2022
The Committee of Ministers, meeting in Turin, has adopted a new recommendation to protect the...
19 May 2022 16:49:00
Hybrid roundtable held in Pristina on violence against women in the digital dimension: recognising and combating the phenomenonPristina 11/05/2022
The Embassy of Italy in Pristina and the Council of Europe office in Pristina, under the project...
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...
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.