13 Feb 2020 15:57:00Strasbourg 13/02/2020
A delegation of the Council of Europe's Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women...
13 Feb 2020 15:39:00
To “silence the guns”, end violence against women before, during and after conflict - human rights expertsStrasbourg 13/02/2020
On the occasion of the meeting of the Platform of United Nations and regional independent expert...
10 Feb 2020 17:52:00
New study published: Gender-based asylum claims and non-refoulement: Articles 60 and 61 of the Istanbul ConventionStrasbourg 10/02/2020
A new publication is now available on Gender-based asylum claims and non-refoulement: Articles 60...
The Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence is based on the understanding that violence against women is a form of gender-based violence that is committed against women because they are women. It is the obligation of the state to fully address it in all its forms and to take measures to prevent violence against women, protect its victims and prosecute the perpetrators.