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The Istanbul Convention on the global stage

Interview with Dubravka Simonovic, UN special rapporteur on violence against women
4'51'' 30 November 2015 Council of Europe Strasbourg
The United Nations recognises the Council of Europe’s Istanbul convention as a leading international legal instrument in the ongoing global campaign against violence against women. The UN special rapporteur on this subject, Dubravka Simonovic, explains in this interview how the Istanbul convention relates to the UN’s own Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).

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