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Europe: Redouble Efforts to End Violence Against Women

By Human Rights Watch
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(Berlin) – Council of Europe member states should reinforce efforts to combat violence against women by swiftly ratifying and carrying out a landmark regional convention on women’s rights, Human Rights Watch said today. Human Rights Watch released two videos today that explain the convention and highlight its importance. Governments should take urgent steps to counter misinformation about the convention and to fight dangerous myths and discriminatory stereotypes that undermine work to curb violence against women. “The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed violence against women as one of the most far-reaching…

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