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Domestic violence: Countries should improve child custody safety and victim protection
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GREVIO: Domestic violence - countries should improve child custody safety and victim protection.

The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO), which monitors the implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on ...

Last update 28 Jun 2022
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European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA): Criminal detention conditions database updated

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has published its updated online criminal detention database. For the first time, it covers detention conditions of women and prison food. ...

Last update 28 Jun 2022
Protecting rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls: Council of Europe recommendation adopted
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The Council of Europe has adopted recommendations to protect the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls

The Committee of Ministers, meeting in Turin, has adopted a new recommendation to protect the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls providing measures to better respond to ...

Last update 6 Jun 2022
Changing the position of women in the field of security in the Central African Republic
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Breaking prison barriers in the Central African Republic: changing the position of women in the field of security

According to Téné Maimouna Zoungrana, an officer from Burkina Faso serving with the UN Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), women are often “placed second or even ...

Last update 6 Jun 2022
Hands offering bread
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UNDP report 2022: The war in Ukraine and the new crisis looming in Africa

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has issued a new report, The Impact of the War in Ukraine on Sustainable Development in Africa, warning that the impacts of the war in Ukraine on the ...

Last update 6 Jun 2022
The Council of Europe has adopted recommendation to protect the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls.
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Council of Europe: the Committee of Ministers has adopted recommendation to protect the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls

The Committee of Ministers, meeting in Turin, has adopted a new recommendation to protect the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls providing measures to better respond to ...

Last update 31 May 2022
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Right to be forgotten for victims of image-based sexual abuse: A case of Telegram

Thi Ngoc Anh Nguyen holds a master’s degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. She is an International Research Fellow at the Information ...

Last update 1 Jun 2022
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UN response to the latest restrictions towards women and girls in Afghanistan

UN Women Executive Director, Sima Bahous, has recently published a statement in which she expressed deep concern about the Taliban’s announcement that all women must cover their ...

Last update 18 May 2022
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UN Women and CARE International: Rapid Gender Analysis of Ukraine

The newly published Rapid Gender Analysis of Ukraine, carried out by UN Women and CARE International, focuses on the gender dynamics during the humanitarian crisis caused by the war in Ukraine. In ...

Last update 31 May 2022
A group of women fleeing Ukraine arrive in Moldova
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Ukraine war: UN signs framework for cooperation to assist survivors of sexual violence

Women’s rights do not end when wars begin, a senior UN official said in Ukraine on Tuesday, outlining measures toward ensuring justice and accountability for sexual violence committed during ...

Last update 11 May 2022
There is a real threat of famine in Somalia and South Sudan
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UN: Humanitarians urge action to avert famine in Somalia and South Sudan

The threat of famine is very real in Somalia and South Sudan and urgent action is needed now to avoid a catastrophe, UN humanitarians warned on Tuesday. Following the latest food security ...

Last update 20 Apr 2022
Women and girls in South Sudan are experiencing conflict-related sexual violence
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UN report: ‘hellish existence’ for women and girls in South Sudan

The United Nations Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan issued a report on widespread and systematic conflict-related sexual violence perpetrated by all armed groups across the country. ...

Last update 15 Apr 2022
Girls at school in Herat, Afghanistan
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UN: Failure to re-open schools for all girls is deeply disappointing and damaging for Afghanistan

Despite the previous declaration, Taliban authorities at the last minute withdrew the decision on reopening the high schools for girls in Afghanistan. After more than six months of ...

Last update 20 Apr 2022
Implementing ECHR judgments: New factsheet on domestic violence cases
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Implementing ECHR judgments: New factsheet on domestic violence cases

The Council of Europe’s Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights has issued the thirteenth thematic factsheet with a particular focus on domestic ...

Last update 4 Apr 2022
United Nation's poster for the International Women's Day of 2022. The image shows a group of women hugging each other and forming a circle on a green background; on the right side there is the phrase "Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow"
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8th March 2022 - International Women’s Day

In light of the 8th March, the day designated by the United Nations as International Women’s Day, several events have been organised by the Comune di Padova (municipality of Padua) to raise ...

Last update 8 Mar 2022