Court defined the case of unmarried couple as “domestic violence” – Partnerin uyguladığı şiddet “ev içi şiddet” sayıldı

A family court in Ankara has concluded a case of an unmarried couple as “domestic violence” in Turkey and sentenced the accused partner to pay alimony. The court decision included specific reference to the Istanbul Convention. The court has stated that although the couple is not married, violent acts between partners should be considered as “domestic violence” according to …

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Capacity Development Workshops for Women Lawyers – Kadın Avukatlar İçin Kapasite Geliştirme Atölyeleri

A total of 60 women lawyers working in the area of combating gender-based violence attended 3 capacity development workshops in Ankara, as part of a joint project of the Foundation for Women’s Solidarity and the Capacity Development Association, titled “Strengthening the Representation of Women subjected to Violence in the Justice Mechanism”. During the 3-day workshops, …

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Gender Based Journalism Library is Founded – Toplumsal Cinsiyet Odaklı Habercilik Kütüphanesi Kuruldu

Independent communication network bianet has founded the Gender Based Journalism Library. The library aims to become a resource center for everyone, specifically for journalists and media workers, who work on gender based journalism, in order to mainstream an understanding of journalism which sees gender equality as a fundamental human right in every stage of news production. There …

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Humanitarian event “STOP to violence against women in Macedonia” – Хуманитарен настан „СТОП за насилството врз жената во Македонија“

On 19th of May, Saturday, in Skopje, humanitarian event was held with the title “STOP on violence against women and domestic violence”. The event was organized by Kreativ and Mamamo, in cooperation with National Network to End Violence against Women and Domestic Violence. The aim of the event was raising funds for the Intervention women’s …

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Governorship’s Circular on the Prevention of Violence Against Women – Antalya Valiliği’nden Kadına Yönelik Şiddetin Önlenmesine Dair Genelge

The Governorship of Antalya has issued a circular on the prevention of violence against women, prepared as a set of suggestions by the Antalya Bar Association Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Board based on the Istanbul Convention. The circular has been sent to municipalities and 69 public insitutions. The circular makes direct reference to the …

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May 09th-10th, 2018 – Boosting Response against Gender Based Violence in Albania – 09 – 10 Maj 2018 – Fuqizimi i reagimit kundër dhunës me bazë gjinore në Shqipëri

Institutional Referral Mechanisms Against Violence in Family, from 12 Municipalities in Albania, exchange experiences and discuss about possibilities of strengthening cooperation to assist victims of domestic violence. This two – day exchange visit in Korca was coordinated by AWEN Network and Woman to Woman, with the financial support of the Swedish Government.

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8th of March marching and fundraising – Марш и прибирање финансиски средства за 8ми март

National Network to End Violence against Women and Domestic Violence was part of the 8th of March protest in Skopje, Macedonia, organized by the Platform for Gender Equality, with participants from numerous women’s organizations, representatives from the Government, women’s activists, as well as other interested citizens who raised their voice for women’s rights. The statement …

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