Bulgaria

  • Demonstration and Public Event to call for justice to victims of rape

    On the 22 of November, the Bulgarian National Coordination of the European Women´s Lobby (the Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation) organised two events to raise awareness on the lack of visibility of the phenomenon of rape and call for the signature and ratification of the Istanbul Convention.
    In Bulgaria, marital rape is not criminalised and the perpetrator has the possibility to avoid sanction if he marries the women victim before the sentence is carried out (EWL Barometer on rape in (...) Read more

  • 22 November, Sofia, Bulgaria: "TOGETHER FOR RATIFICATION OF ISTANBUL CONVENTION"

    22 November, Sofia, Bulgaria: "TOGETHER FOR RATIFICATION OF ISTANBUL CONVENTION"

    The National Coordinator of Women’s Lobby c/o Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation has organised an event on the 22 of November at the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Hall 5, Sofia.
    The event will start at 10.00 until 2.00 pm
    TOGETHER FOR RATIFICATION OF ISTANBUL CONVENTION Discussion
    Friday, 22 November 2013 Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, Hall 5
    PRELIMINARY PROGRAM
    10:00 – 10:15 Opening
    Greetings
    Lazar Lazarov, Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Policy (...) Read more

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