19 Feb 2021 12:40:00
Call for proposals – CSO grants on communication and advocacy campaigns on the Istanbul Convention in the Czech Republic, Latvia, or PolandStrasbourg 19/02/2021
Photo : Shutterstock - A Katz This call for proposals aims to support civil society (CSOs)...
18 Feb 2021 18:28:00
Project Board of the action “Raising awareness of the Istanbul Convention and other gender equality standards in Azerbaijan”Baku 17/02/2021
On 17 February 2021, the first meeting of the Project Board of the action “Raising awareness of...
11 Feb 2021 16:41:00Kyiv 11/02/2021
On 1 January 2021, the Council of Europe launched a new two-year project, entitled “Combatting...
05 Feb 2021 12:14:00
How to report on violence against women in the media? Guideline for Armenian journalists and media professionalsYerevan 05/02/2021
Both traditional and social media play a major role both as a source of fact-based information...
03 Feb 2021 12:52:00
Experts discuss how to implement Council of Europe quality guidelines for shelters for victims of violence against women and domestic violence in Kosovo*Pristina 26/01/2021
The development of the quality guidelines for shelters for victims of VAW and DV in Kosovo*...
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 25 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.