22 Sep 2021 16:40:00Strasbourg 22/09/2021
In the context of the 10th anniversary of the opening for signature of the Council of Europe...
13 Sep 2021 17:13:00Strasbourg 13/09/2021
Eleven members of the SYNERGY Network against Gender-based and Domestic violence have...
30 Aug 2021 14:11:00
Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner and Parliamentary Assembly President call upon member states to take action in accordance with human rights obligations and in a manner which is sensitive to the specific needs of Afghan women and girls.Strasbourg 30/08/2021
You can read more here: Statement of the Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner Statement of...
25 Aug 2021 22:28:00Kyiv 25/08/2021
Two Ukrainian civil society organisations have been awarded grants to raise awareness the Council...
25 Aug 2021 22:14:00
Call for proposals for project applications from the programme domestic and gender-based violence in SlovakiaStrasbourg 24/08/2021
An open call for proposals within the EEA/Norway Grants “Domestic and Gender-based Violence...
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.