Istanbul Convention rejected

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Istanbul Convention rejected

13. 02. 2020 14:40

The Government rejected the Council of Europe's Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (Istanbul Convention) at its session on Wednesday and recommends Parliament to voice a similar disapproval of the document due to concerns stemming from the interpretation of several provisions of the document, particularly the discord with the Slovak constitutional definition of marriage as a union between a man and woman, and concerns surrounding the elimination of gender stereotypes.


Romana Grajcarová, Photo: TASR

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