27 Jul 2020 10:37:00Strasbourg 26§/07/2020
Following recent news of Polish intentions to withdraw from the Council of Europe Convention on...
15 Jul 2020 14:46:00Strasbourg 15/07/2020
On 14 July 2020, GREVIO joined UN and regional experts on violence against women and women’s...
29 Jun 2020 15:54:00Strasbourg 29/06/2020
Noting the need to highlight the continuum of violence against women and domestic violence...
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.
21st meeting of GREVIO
The Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) held its 21st meeting, from 25 to 26 June 2020. Taking into consideration the current situation, the GREVIO members met virtually.
Among other issues, GREVIO discussed the draft reports on Andorra and Malta, as well as the final report on Belgium.