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How Ukraine’s System of Assistance to Victims of Domestic Violence and Violence against Women will Need to be Improved Following Ukraine’s Ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence

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Italy and the Council of Europe call for end to violence against women, including online

25 November 2021 Council of Europe | Strasbourg

We have the tools to overcome the mounting threat of violence against women and girls, including online violence. Joint statement by Elena Bonetti, Italian Minister for equal opportunities and family and Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić. We mark in 2021 the anniversary...

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Briefing on the Annual All-Ukrainian Campaign “16-days of Activism against violence”, by the Head of Council of Europe Office in Ukraine

29 November 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

On November 25, 2021, the Head of the Council of Europe Office in Ukraine Steen Nørlov took part in a briefing marking the occasion of the Annual All-Ukrainian Campaign ”16-days of Activism against violence”. Mr Nørlov noted that the Council of Europe has a strong history of supporting the...

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The Council of Europe Expert Group on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) published its General Recommendation No.1 on the digital dimension of violence against women on 24 November 2021

26 November 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

In monitoring the implementation of the Istanbul Convention, GREVIO has identified that the digital dimension of violence against women is often being overlooked in domestic laws and policies. In its General Recommendation No.1, the first it has adopted, it outlines the problem of both...

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Statement by Head of Council of Europe Office in Ukraine in observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25 and the accompanying 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, 2021

25 November 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

"Orange the World: END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN NOW!": Statement by Head of Council of Europe Office in Ukraine Steen Nørlov in observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25 and the accompanying 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence,...

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"Orange the World: END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN NOW!": Joint statement in observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25 and the accompanying 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, 2021

25 November 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

"Orange the World: END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN NOW!": Joint statement in observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25 and the accompanying 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, 2021 In observance of the International Day for the...

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Council of Europe 22 November 2021 Strasbourg

For the 25th of November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Council of Europe is putting a spotlight on the digital dimension of violence against women and girls. Violence against women occurring offline is replicated and intensified through digital means....

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Practical Guide for police officers on effective response to violence against women and domestic violence in Ukraine

5 November 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

The publication “Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence: A Practical Guide for Police officers”, produced by the Council of Europe in co-operation with the Ministry of Internal Affairs and National Police of Ukraine, updates a 2017 manual in response to important developments in...

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Call for tender – Purchase of services on prepress, layout, printing, production of visibility products and delivery

29 October 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

The Council of Europe project “Combatting Violence Against Women in Ukraine (COVAW)” (hereinafter “the Project”), implemented within the Action Plan for Ukraine 2018-2022, is launching a tender call under the Council of Europe competitive bidding procedure / one-off contract for the procurement...

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PACE rapporteurs congratulate the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova for adopting the ratification law on the Istanbul convention

PACE 14 October 2021 Strasbourg

In Chisinau where they are paying a fact-finding visit, the monitoring rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Inese Lībiņa-Egnere (Latvia, EPP/CD) and Pierre-Alain Fridez (Switzerland, SOC), stated the following: “We congratulate the Republic of Moldova for the...

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The Latvian Constitutional Court finds that the provisions of the Istanbul Convention comply with the Latvian Constitution

19 October 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

On Friday, 4 June 2021, the Latvian Constitutional Court adopted a judgement finding that the provisions of the Istanbul Convention, namely its Articles 3(c), Article 4(3) and Article 12(1), comply with the Latvian constitution. The Constitutional Court found, inter alia, that the scope of the...

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Marta Becerra (Strasbourg)
Head of Unit
Capacity building and co-operation projects unit
Gender Equality Division
Human Dignity and Gender Equality Department
https://www.coe.int/en/web/genderequality/co-operation-projects

Jenna Shearer Demir (Strasbourg)
Programme Advisor
Capacity building and co-operation projects unit
Gender Equality Division
Human Dignity and Gender Equality Department
https://www.coe.int/en/web/genderequality/co-operation-projects

Valeriia Tkachenko,
Senior Project Officer (Kyiv)
Tetiana Antonchenko,
Project Assistant (Kyiv)

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