New Convention seeks to end legal

New Convention seeks to end legal


Tackling the root causes that contribute and perpetuate violence against women in a more comprehensive and legally-binding way is needed if such violence is ever to be successfully curtailed in Europe and beyond, according to the Council of Europe (CoE).

A new CoE Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence aims to not simply raise awareness of the different facets of domestic violence, but also to create judicial understanding and prosecuting service e...


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