23 Oct 2020 16:10:00Kyiv 23/10/2020
A new report in Ukraine, ‘Court Considerations on Issuing Restraining or Protection Orders in...
21 Oct 2020 18:58:00
The Council of Europe’s Gender Equality Commission (GEC) held its 18th meeting on 22-23 October 2020, via videoconferenceStrasbourg 21/10/2020
The GEC reviewed ongoing work to promote the implementation of the Committee of Ministers...
16 Oct 2020 09:20:00
High-level on-line seminar “Advancing Gender Equality: The role and situation for gender equality mechanisms in the context of COVID-19” (21 October 2020, 2.30 – 5.30pm)16/10/2020
Greek President H.E. Ms Katerina Sakellaropoulou, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Alternate...
13 Oct 2020 18:17:00Strasbourg 14/10/2020
A new publication entitled “Advancing towards the ratification and implementation of the Istanbul...
13 Oct 2020 18:04:00
The European Union, the Council of Europe and UN Women are organizing a series of webinars on preventing and responding to violence against womenStrasbourg 09/10/2020
The European Union, the Council of Europe and UN Women are organizing a series of webinars "A...
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 23 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.