andora22/4/2014, Strasbourg: Andorra became the 10th member state to ratify the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, triggering the entry into force on 1 August 2014. This ratification marks a new era in the promotion and protection of women’s human rights in Europe and beyond!

The first EU treaty on violence against women and domestic violence, the Convention closes the gap in the protection of fundamental women human rights women by requiring states parties to prevent violence, protect its victims, prosecute the perpetrators, and to co-ordinate any such measures through comprehensive policies.

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