European Coalition to End violence against women and girls

  • European Coalition to end violence against women and girls

    European Coalition to end violence against women and girls

    [Brussels, 25 November 2016] More than 25 European civil society networks have joined forces in this European Coalition to End violence against women and girls (VAWG), convened by the European Women’s Lobby, in light of the recent policy developments at EU level regarding violence against women. Concretely:
    The European Commission proposal for the signature and ratification of the Istanbul Convention.
    The European Commission year of focused actions to combat violence against women in (...) Read more

  • Initiatives to end violence against women and girls of the partners in the European Coalition

    AGE Platform Europe
    AGE Platform Europe has very recently published a position paper on the protection of older persons who have suffered abuse. The paper call for a wide and comprehensive implementation of the rights and guarantees introduced by the 2012 European Union Directive on Victims’ Rights in order to improve the protection of older persons who have suffered abuse, violence and maltreatment. Elder abuse is not a minor or anecdotal phenomenon, but a widespread violation of the (...) Read more

  • Factsheet - EU ratification of the Istanbul Convention: A vital opportunity to end violence against women and girls

    Factsheet - EU ratification of the Istanbul Convention: A vital opportunity to end violence against women and girls

    [Brussels,10 November 2016] The European Coalition to end violence against women and girls has launched a factsheet in support of the EU signature and ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, the Istanbul Convention.
    More than 25 European civil society networks (see full list below) have joined forces in this European Coalition to End violence against women and girls (VAWG), convened by the European Women’s (...) Read more

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