Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Czech Women's Lobby: societal view on rape underscores importance of "Istanbul Convention"

Radio Prague |
9 November 2018

The Czech Republic – along with most Council of Europe member states – has signed on to the "Istanbul Convention", which aims at preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, and adapted its legislation towards ratifying the treaty. The main challenge now, according to the Czech Women's Lobby, is to take concrete steps to better prevent such violence and help those who fall victim to it.