‘Fundamental inequality’ at heart of domestic violence say experts

‘Fundamental inequality’ at heart of domestic violence say experts


The lack of equality that still exists between women and men continues to be the root cause of serious incidents of domestic and gender-related violence, a major conference on fighting domestic violence has been told.

“The starting point is that violence is a human-rights violation, a concept that has very important connotations,” Council of Europe (CoE) Deputy Secretary-General Maud de Boer-Buquiccio said at the 'Effective Ways to Prevent and Combat Violence Against Women...


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