AMNESTY Greece: Safety of women and children at risk as MPs vote on law which would breach Istanbul Convention

The Greek Parliament will today vote on proposed changes to the Civil Code which would allow perpetrators of domestic violence or sexual offences to retain child custody until they are convicted by a first instance court. Ahead of the vote, Amnesty International has joined women’s groups and civil society organizations to call on Greek authorities …

‘A game-changing moment’: Chile constitution could set new gender equality standard

Chileans to elect 155-strong assembly made up of equivalent men and women to set out new framework and enshrine equal rights Women’s rights activists in Chile say that the country’s new constitution will catalyze progress for women in the country – and could set a new global standard for gender equality in politics. In a two-day …

Greece: Call of women’s organisations to the Prime Minister, to withdraw proposed reactionary bill

Copyright © 2007-2021 European Anti-Violence Network Call to withdraw the Bill for mandatory shared custody for ALL children in Greece To the attention of Mr. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Prime Minister of Greece Call to withdraw the Bill for mandatory shared custody for ALL children in Greece Dear Mr. Mitsotakis, We, the undersigning Organizations, have been made aware of …

A Transnational Response to the Attacks on the Istanbul Convention

by E.A.S.T. (Essential Autonomous Struggles Transnational) On April 11th, EAST members, women and LGBTQIA+ people from Turkey, Poland, Greece, Italy, Bulgaria, Romania, […], drawing from Turkey’s withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention, gathered together in a public assembly. This assembly was called to organise transnationally in our fight for women’s and LGBTQIA+ people’s freedom.   Erdogan’s overnight …