Signing of the Istanbul Convention

Signing the Istanbul Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence must be a matter of course for us! It is part of the protection of human rights worldwide. So that people can be protected. Not to be tortured, not to be killed just on the basis of their gender. The historical commonplace of past centuries has been given a name in the twenty-first century. Femicide. A term for the murder of people for one simple reason.

Because they are women.

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