Download:: Istanbul Convention: Policy Brief
Istanbul Convention: Policy Brief
This policy brief summarizes the purpose of The Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (Istanbul Convention), successful examples of ratification, the situation around the Convention in Armenia, and the reasons why it should be ratified.
Ratification of the Convention will provide the State with a roadmap and support mechanisms to improve the prevention and elimination of domestic violence.
The appendix to the policy brief clearly addresses all the speculations that are circulated by different groups and attributed to the Convention.