EUROPE ON TRACK 9 MANIFESTO FOR CREATING SAFER ENVIRONMENTS IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

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Equality of women and men, as stated in the Istanbul Convention, is a fundamental human right, an essential element of democracy and an imperative of social justice. However, in present-day society, inequalities between women and men persist in the political, economic, social, cultural and educational fields. The team of Europe on Track 9 wants to […]

Turkey breaking away from the Istanbul Convent

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It’s been almost 11 years. It was 11 May 2011 when in Istanbul, Turkey, the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence was signed by 45 countries. Eighty-one articles affirming a simple but revolutionary principle (then and still today): violence against women is a violation of human rights. […]

The Istanbul convention. What is it, how is it structured, it’s main goals.

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The Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, better known as the Istanbul Convention, is the treaty of the Council of Europe aimed to fight violence against women and domestic violence. It was signed on May 11, 2011, in Istanbul, Turkey. As of March 2019, it has been signed by […]

Violence against women in context of the Istanbul Convention. The report on the countries visited on the purple route.

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During the Action Tour, the Purple Route has visited the following countries: Poland (Gliwice) Croatia (Zagreb) Hungary (Budapest) Romania (Bucharest) Bulgaria (Sofia) Serbia (Niš) Turkey (Ankara, Izmir, Istanbul) Below, you can find the reports of our ambassadors on the current situation of these countries with regard to the implementation of the Istanbul convention, gender inequality […]

Violence against women in context of the Istanbul Convention. The report on the countries visited on the blue route.

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During the Action Tour, the Blue Route has visited the following countries: Spain (Oviedo, León, Valencia) The Netherlands (Leiden, Utrecht) Germany (Heidelberg) Belgium (Brussels, Leuven) France (Le Mans) Below, you can find the reports of our ambassadors on the current situation of these countries with regard to the implementation of the Istanbul convention, gender inequality […]

Violence against women in context of the Istanbul Convention and GREVIO. pt.1.

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The Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence is the most far-reaching international treaty to tackle this serious violation of human rights. It aims at zero tolerance for such violence and is a major step forward in making Europe and beyond safer. The convention covers all women and […]

The role of media in spreading (mis)information on gender inequality

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Media and its development have accompanied an increase in the magnitude and complexity of societal actions and engagements, rapid social change, technological innovation and the decline of some traditional forms of control and authority.  There is a close association between representation in media and social change, although the degree and direction of this association are […]