CEDAW

CEDAW General Recommendation No. 35 on Gender-based Violence Against Women

July 14, 2017 — Policies and Guidelines

25 years after recommendation No.19 on VAW, this document complements and updates the guidance to States parties and elaborates on the gender-based nature of this form of violence.

UN OHCHR
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CEDAW General Recommendation No. 35 on Gender-based Violence Against Women

July 14, 2017
#CEDAW, #recommendations, #gender-based violence, #violence against women, #VAW

Executive Summary

25 years after recommendation No.19 on VAW, this document complements and updates the guidance to States parties and elaborates on the gender-based nature of this form of violence.

UN OHCHR

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

January 1, 2018 — Policies and Guidelines

A comparison of key measures to prevent and combat violence against women.

Council of Europe

"Opened for signature in Istanbul in May 2011, the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention) is the first legally-binding instrument in Europe in this field, and in terms of scope, 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 a safer place. By accepting the Istanbul Convention, governments are obliged to change their laws, introduce practical measures and allocate resources to effectively prevent and combat violence against women and domestic violence..."

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

January 1, 2018
#Istanbul Convention, #CEDAW, #comparison, #analysis, #framework, #Council of Europe, #Europe, #violence against women, #VAW

Executive Summary

A comparison of key measures to prevent and combat violence against women.

Council of Europe

"Opened for signature in Istanbul in May 2011, the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention) is the first legally-binding instrument in Europe in this field, and in terms of scope, 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 a safer place. By accepting the Istanbul Convention, governments are obliged to change their laws, introduce practical measures and allocate resources to effectively prevent and combat violence against women and domestic violence..."