Council of Europe about Istanbul Convention

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The Council of Europe is the continent’s leading  human rights organization.

It includes 47 member states, 28 of which are members of the European Union.

All Council of Europe member states have signed up to the European Convention on Human Rights, a treaty designed to protect human rights, democracy and the rule of law: Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention)

18 states have ratified the Convention: Albania, Andorra, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey.

The European Court of Human Rights oversees the implementation of the Convention in the member states.

Here you are some useful presentations designed by Council of Europe:

Istanbul Convention Short Presentation

Overview VAW

Honor Crimes

Istanbul Convention and Children

Istanbul Convention and Stalking

Migrant

For further information please visit: www.coe.int/conventionviolence
or contact: conventionviolence@coe.int

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One thought on “Council of Europe about Istanbul Convention

    Elizabeta Baretić Kolar said:
    July 21, 2015 at 7:14 pm

    Darja.teran@siol.net Dne 21. jul. 2015 19:22 je oseba “University Women of EUROPE” napisala:

    > Roxana Elena Petrescu posted: “The Council of Europe is the > continent’s leading human rights organization. It includes 47 member > states, 28 of which are members of the European Union. All Council of > Europe member states have signed up to the European Convention on Human > Rights, “

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