France and Germany have high femicide rates compared to rest of EU

By |september 4th, 2019|domestic violence, femicides, France, Germany, News, Northern Ireland, Romania, women's rights|

While the French government is launching a series of talks surrounding the issue of domestic violence within the country, the issue of femicide continues to affect the entire EU. EURACTIV's partner Ouest-France reports.

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Jourova: Anti-woman violence fuelled by right-wing politics, social media

By |april 25th, 2019|domestic violence, far right, gender inequality, gender-based discrimination, News, Sexism, sexual violence, violence against women, violence against women and girls, Women|

Attempts to end violence against women and girls in the European Union are being stymied by a mix of right-wing politics and social media that inflames sexism and stereotypes, a top women's rights official said on Wednesday (24 April).

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Istanbul Convention ‘unconstitutional’ in Bulgaria

By |julij 27th, 2018|Boyko Borissov, Bulgarian Presidency, domestic violence, Gender, Istanbul Convention, News, populism, violence against women and girls|

The Bulgarian Constitutional Court voted on Friday (27 July) to declare the Istanbul Convention unconstitutional. The Convention is the first instrument in Europe to create a comprehensive framework for the protection of women and girls from all forms ...

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Spanish women stage unprecedented strike for rights

By |marec 9th, 2018|domestic violence, feminism, gender pay gap, News, Spain, violence against women, women rights|

Spain marked International Women's Day yesterday (8 March) with an unprecedented strike in defence of their rights that saw hundreds of trains cancelled and massive protests held in Madrid and Barcelona.

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After Bulgaria, Slovakia too fails to ratify the Istanbul Convention

By |februar 23rd, 2018|Bulgaria, Catholic church, Central Europe, conservative values, domestic violence, EPP, family values, gay marriage, Gender, Istanbul Convention, News, Orthodox Church, Slovakia, social democrats|

A wave of opposition in Central Europe to so-called “gender ideology” has led Bulgaria on 15 February, and then Slovakia yesterday (22 February) to oppose ratifying the Istanbul Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence.

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Violence against girls is corrosive to society

By |september 21st, 2017|child abuse, child sexual exploitation, domestic violence, News, sexual harassment, UNICEF, violence against women|

More than a half of the world’s women and girls experience some kind of physical or sexual violence in their early years. This miserable tide of suffering is ruining millions of girls’ childhoods and undermining their chances of becoming healthy adults, warn Kevin J. Jenkins and Susan Bissell.

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