New Case-Law Guide on Article 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights
The new Guide published by the European Court of Human Rights, sums up the case-law on Article 14 “Prohibition of Discrimination” of the Convention. The Guide analyses discrimination by ground (sex, race, colour, language, religion, political or other opinions,etc.) and by topic (private and family life, social rights, employment, education, access to justice, etc.).
New Languages Versions of Tools on Combating Sexism available
In the framework of the Campaign Sexism: See it. Name it. Stop it., the communications versions of the tools (action page, quiz and video) have been made available in Albanian, Armenian, Serbian,Spanish,Swedish and Turkish. These tools aim at raising awareness of the 2019 Council of Europe Recommendation on preventing and combating sexism adopted by the Council of Europe in 2019.The Recommendation is now available in 19 languages.
Online Training for Legal Professionals on Domestic Violence and its impact on Human Rights
An online training was organised in Kosovo* for over 40 professionals on ”Domestic Violence and its implications to Human Rights”, focusing on the need to apply human rights standards such as the Council of Europe Convention on Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence and European Court of Human Rights’ case law in the local legal practice. 20 prosecutors were similarly trained in Georgia and the course is available in Georgian. *All references to Kosovo, whether the territory, institutions or population, in this text shall be understood in full compliance with United Nation's Security Council Resolution 1244 and without prejudice to the status of Kosovo.
New Resources on the Work of the Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence
The First General Activity Report (2015-2019) of the Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) was published. This report offers insights into the trends and challenges in the implementation of the Istanbul Convention. A new HUDOC-GREVIO database was also developed. It allows access to comprehensive information and filtering based on different criteria (country, date, key words, forms of violence etc.)
PROMOTING GENDER EQUALITY IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Final Results of the Council of Europe Project “Co-operation on the implementation of the Russian Federation National Action Strategy for Women (2017–2022)"