Press Release - Regional Forum on Combating Discrimination in Legislation, Tunis, Dec 2019

11 Dec 2019

One hundred and fifty-four participants from eighty-seven civil society organisations, together with decision makers, ministerial representatives, legal and gender experts, as well as media from twelve countries from the South Mediterranean gathered on 10-11 December in Tunis for the Regional Forum on Combating Discrimination in Legislation. The participants discussed ways to better implement international women’s human rights conventions and agreements, especially the 4th UfM Ministerial Declaration on women’s rights (Cairo, 27 November 2017) and the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention, 2011). In addition to raising awareness about the importance of the conventions to protect women’s rights, the Forum also aimed to engage decision makers in taking action. Click here to view the photo album.