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Video presentation “Myths and Facts about the Istanbul Convention” 

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

Istanbul Convention in action

How will the Istanbul Convention help to stop violence against women in Ukraine?

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Protecting rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls: Council of Europe recommendation adopted

COMMITTEE OF MINISTERS 20 May 2022 Turin

The Committee of Ministers, meeting in Turin, has adopted a new recommendation to protect the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls providing measures to better respond to needs and challenges that they face. Drawing on Council of Europe treaties including the Istanbul...

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New free Council of Europe HELP online course on Violence Against Women for Law Enforcement Professionals

25 JANUARY 2022 STRASBOURG, FRANCE

Law enforcement plays a central role in addressing violence against women and domestic violence and in preventing its re-occurrence. Responses need to be efficient and tailored, within the legal framework, to the needs of victims and the risk of perpetrators. In responding to violence against...

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Text of the Briefing given by Domnica Manole, the President of the Constitutional Court of Moldova regarding the Istanbul Convention

18 January 2022

Dear citizens, Dear media representatives, Today, the Court issued a decision based on the referral of two Members of Parliament. The Court was asked to review the constitutionality of the Law on the ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against...

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Brochure “Towards an ambitious Council of Europe agenda for gender equality” is now available in Ukrainian

06 December 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

The Council of Europe, including its Parliamentary Assembly (PACE), has for decades been a driving force in countering discrimination against women and has promoted substantial progress in its member States. However, gender equality remains far from a reality in practice. Gender stereotypes,...

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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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Recommendations on the digital dimension of violence against women translated into Ukrainian

26 November 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

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. In monitoring the implementation of the Istanbul Convention, GREVIO has...

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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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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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