Types of Violence - - Multi-country

Integrated Policies- integrated approach: Mapping of Policies and Legislation on Violence Against Women and the Istanbul Convention in the Western Balkans and Turkey - Executive Summary

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This mapping was carried out as part of the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) project "Regional Forum for the Promotion and Monitoring progress of the Implementation of the Istanbul Convention in the Western Balkans and Turkey" which encompasses the countries of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYR Macedonia), Montenegro, Serbia, and Turkey.

The analysis aims to identify common regional achievements and issues in the implementation of policies and legislation related to VAW by focusing on some of the most burning issues and prevalent forms of violence experienced by women and girls in the Western Balkans and Turkey. The analysis is based on a desk-based research alongside numerous extensive interviews with CSOs across the region.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : European Women’s Lobby
  • Publishing house : European Women’s Lobby
  • Publication date : 2018
  • Number of pages : 39
  • Language : English


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