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ILGA Europe: Update on EU and Istanbul Convention (Violence Against Women & GIrls)

ILGA Europe: Update on EU and Istanbul Convention (Violence Against Women & GIrls)

The European Union’s journey to full ratification of the Istanbul Convention continued this week in Strasbourg. The report on the EU conclusion of the Istanbul Convention was approved by a large majority, with 489 MEPs voting in favour. The report calls on the European Commission and the Council to: draw up a holistic strategy to […]

NI: Women’s Aid Federations Call On British Government To Ratify Istanbul Convention

NI: Women’s Aid Federations Call On British Government To Ratify Istanbul Convention

Women’s Aid England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have joined forces to call on British MPs to take action on violence against women and girls. The four Federations are asking MPs to attend the Second Reading debate of the Private Members Bill on the Istanbul Convention on the 16 December in the House of Commons. If […]