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Europe must ratify the Istanbul Convention to fight violence against women

Headline Title:  Europe must ratify the Istanbul Convention to fight violence against women 01 August 2014 Governments across Europe and the European Union (EU) must swiftly sign and ratify the Istanbul Convention, a new continent-wide tool to prevent and combat violence against women and girls as well as domestic violence, Amnesty International said as the treaty enters into force on 1 August.“Beaten, raped, harassed or subjected to female genital mutilation, many women and girls in Europe suffer in silence as they are denied the means to extricate themselves from situations they…

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