Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Purposes of the Istanbul Convention 2/b



1 The purposes of this Convention are to:
a protect women against all forms of violence, and prevent, prosecute and eliminate violence against women and domestic violence;
b contribute to the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women and promote substantive equality between women and men, including by empowering women;
c design a comprehensive framework, policies and measures for the protection of and assistance to all victims of violence against women and domestic violence;
d promote international co-operation with a view to eliminating violence against women and domestic violence;
e provide support and assistance to organisations and law enforcement agencies to effectively co-operate in order to adopt an integrated approach to eliminating violence against women and domestic violence.
2 In order to ensure effective implementation of its provisions by the Parties, this Convention establishes a specific monitoring mechanism.

https://www.coe.int/en/web/conventions/full-list/-/conventions/rms/090000168008482e


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