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Europe Treaty on Violence Against Women to Take Effect

Email A ground-breaking European treaty on violence against women moved one step closer to entering into legal force, with Andorra becoming the 10th country to ratify it. With this milestone met, the treaty will become binding on August 1, 2014. Countries ratifying the treaty are obligated to protect and support victims of violence. Update: On April 23, 2014, Denmark became the 11th country to ratify the Istanbul Convention. (Berlin, April 22, 2014) – A ground-breaking European treaty on violence against women moved one step closer to entering into legal force, with Andorra becoming the…

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