Operations
Latin America and the Caribbean - VAW

Follow-up Mechanism to the Belém do Pará Convention (MESECVI) (2004)

01/01/2004Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
The Belém do Pará Convention established for the first time the development of mechanisms for the protection and defense of women's rights in the struggle to eliminate violence against their physical, sexual and psychological integrity, in both the public and private spheres. The effective...
  • Belém do Pará Convention
  • MESECVI
  • mechanism
  • convention
  • ...
Global - VAW

UNGA Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women 48/104 (1993)

20/12/1993Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
This landmark declaration directly addresses, in its Article 4, that States should condemn violence against women and should pursue by all appropriate means and without delay a policy of eliminating such violence.
  • UNGA
  • resolution
  • VAW
  • violence against women
  • ...
Global - VAW

Essential Services Package for Women and Girls Subject to Violence | UNODC, UNFPA, UN Women, UNDP, WHO

01/01/2018Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
These UN inter-agency service packages provide concrete guidance for health, social, police and justice services, as well as to overall governance and coordination, based on internationally agreed standards.
  • VAW
  • UN agencies
  • UNFPA
  • UN Women
  • UNODC
  • WHO
  • ...
Global - VAW

Comparison of The Istanbul Convention and the CEDAW Framework | Council of Europe

01/01/2018Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
A comparison of key measures to prevent and combat violence against women.
  • Istanbul Convention
  • CEDAW
  • comparison
  • analysis
  • framework...
Latin America and the Caribbean - VAW

Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence against Women "Convention of Bélem do Pará" (1994)

01/01/1994Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
The landmark Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment, and Eradication of Violence against Women (known as the Convention of Belém do Pará) calls for the first time for the establishment of mechanisms for protecting and defending women's rights as essential to combating the...
  • Bélem do pará
  • convention
  • violence against women
  • VAW
  • Human...
Europe - VAW

Istanbul Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (2011) | Council of Europe

01/01/2011Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
The Istanbul Convention is the major European convention that includes a framework to prevent femicide.
  • femicide
  • VAW
  • Council of Europe
  • Istanbul Convention
  • ...