from the Ministry in a written statement in response to the international outcry about the withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention on Turkey, the promotion of the rights of Turkey, strengthening the social role and protect against violence, stressing that the next woman “Violence against Women and Domestic Violence Prevention and with them Struggle It was stated that the Council of Europe Convention on “is a convention prepared with the basic purpose of combating violence against women.
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However, in the statement, which was reminded that the elements in the content of the contract and various practices caused sensitivity in the public and caused criticism, the following was noted:
“essentially is being experienced discussions concerning the contract also in many countries of the Council of Europe, they refrained from ratifying some of the countries that signed the agreement. The withdrawal from the contract the Republic of Turkey, should not be interpreted as compromising on combating violence against women. Women’s rights in the Republic of Turkey’s national legislation Our country will continue to take all necessary measures together with its relevant institutions and organizations in order to further strengthen women’s rights and to continue the fight against violence against women more effectively, as it has until now, with an understanding of zero tolerance to violence against women. “
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