International Symposium: Tackling Gender-Based Violence in Europe

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This International Symposium will provide a timely opportunity to analyse the available instruments and the existing challenges in shaping a truly comprehensive and holistic strategy for tackling gender-based violence in the EU. It will also support the exchange of ideas and encourage delegates to engage in thought-provoking and topical debate with local and regional practitioners and policy makers at EU level.

Delegates will:

  • Examine the current legislative framework for tackling gender-based violence and discuss the consequences of EU accession to the Convention of Istanbul
  • Evaluate concrete actions carried out by the EU institutions to eradicate all forms of violence against women and girls and reduce gender inequalities
  • Understand emerging forms of online gender-based violence and abuse
  • Discover sustainable solutions, preventative measures, and methods for successful public engagement and awareness raising
  • Discuss methods to successfully target offenders and securing prosecution
  • Share ideas on holistic strategies for empowering and protecting victims of gender-based violence in social and public spaces
  • Explore examples of best practice and models of intervention to protect women with specific vulnerabilities

The symposium takes place February 20th in Brussels.

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