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The Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence is based on the understanding that violence against women is a form of gender-based violence that is committed against women because they are women. It is the obligation of the state to fully address it in all its forms and to take measures to prevent violence against women, protect its victims and prosecute the perpetrators. 


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GREVIO's 19th meeting

The Group of experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO), held its 19th meeting, from 14 to 15 November 2019, in Strasbourg.

During this meeting, GREVIO, among other issues in its agenda, discussed the final draft reports on Italy, Serbia and the Netherlands.

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