Turkey Ratifies Convention on Violence Against Women



(Brussels, 14 March) ''We welcome today’s ratification by Turkey of the Council of Europe convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence”, said Nicolas Beger, Director of Amnesty International’s European Institutions Office.  “The European Union and EU countries must swiftly follow Turkey’s lead by signing and ratifying this progressive Convention without delay. So far only 18 countries have signed it and only Turkey has ratified the convention"

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