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 …

The Presidential Decision on the Istanbul Convention is Null and Void

The Women’s Platform for Equality, Turkey (EŞİK) The Presidential Decision on the Istanbul Convention is Null and Void. The Convention Remains in Force! The country’s withdrawal from an international convention, which was unanimously accepted by Parliament, cannot be decided by one person. Through a Presidential Decision published in the Official Gazette at midnight on March …

Announcement of the collectives of the Panhellenic Network

9/7/2020 This motion is endorced by mov Announcement of the collectives of the Panhellenic Network: Not in the inclusion of refugees in the miserable structures (camps & hotspots) By a joint decision of the Ministers of Civil Protection, Health and Immigration and Asylum, the measures to restrict the movement of residents in the Reception and …