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Violence against women in the Member States and best practices - Hearing - 18.11.2019, Brussel

Altiero Spinelli-gebouw (ASP) in Brussel
© Kevin Bergenhenegouwen
datum 18 november 2019 15:00
plaats Brussel, België
locatie Altiero Spinelli (ASP) Toon locatie
organisatie EP-Commissie Rechten van de vrouw en gendergelijkheid (FEMM)

On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 2019, FEMM will hold a Hearing devoted to analyse the state of play of violence against women (VAW) in the EU and to exchange best practices to combat it.

The event will start with an overview of the international legal instruments in fighting VAW. It will continue with a session taking a closer look at specific cases of the Member Statesʹ actions fighting VAW. The hearing will include the launch of EIGE's 'Guide to risk assessment and risk management of intimate partner violence against women for police'.

Location: ASP 3G-3

Last updated: 13-11-2019

  • European Parliament

    PUBLIC HEARING

    Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality

    Monday 18.11.2019-15:00-17:00

    ALTIERO SPINELLI BUILDING - ROOM 3G-3

    The Hearing will be web streamed : http://www.europarl.europa.eu/ep-live

    Violence against women:

    state of play in the Member States

    and exchange of best practices on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

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    Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality

    DRAFT PROGRAMME Hearing

    of the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality,

    on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (November 25)

    "Violence against women: state of play in the Member States and exchange of best practices”

    18 November 2019 (15:00-17:00)

    European Parliament, Brussels Building ASP 3G-3

    Opening by the FEMM Chair, Evelyn Regner

    15:00-16:00 I session: International legal instruments in fighting violence against women

    > The Istanbul Convention and lessons learnt through GREVIO country monitoring Dr Marceline Naudi, President of GREVIO (Group of Experts on Action against

    Violence against Women and Domestic Violence)

    > The implementation of the Istanbul Convention - a perspective from women’s organisations on the ground

    Joanna Maycock, Secretary General of European Women’s Lobby

    > Procedures under the Optional Protocol CEDAW as the good practice in the fight against violence against women in the Member States

    Genoveva Tisheva, Member of CEDAW (The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women) and Focal Point on gender-based violence against women of the Committee

    Exchange of views

    16:00-16:45 II session: Member States Evictions fighting violence against women

    > Sexual violence against women in war conflicts: the case of Croatia. Tackling consequences and implementing legislative remedies

    Ana Klasicek, Legal expert

    > The backlash in women's rights and its effects on fighting gender based violence and women’s only services in the Member States

    Pille Tsopp-Pagan, President of WAVE network (Women Against Violence Europe

    Network)

    Exchange of views

    16:45-16:55 EIGE is presentation of "A Guide to risk assessment and risk management of

    intimate partner violence against women for police"

    Jurgita Peciürienè, Gender-based Violence Programme Coordinator at European Institute for Gender Equality

    Closing remarks by the FEMM Chair, Evelyn Regner

    The hearing can be followed online: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/ep-live


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EP-Commissie Rechten van de vrouw en gendergelijkheid (FEMM)

Deze parlementaire commissie houdt zich onder meer bezig met de bevordering van de rechten van vrouwen, gelijke kansen van mannen en vrouwen op de arbeidsmarkt en het tegengaan van discriminatie op grond van geslacht.

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