Netherlands

  • All the inforamtion regarding the successful event in The Hague, organised by NVR

    All the inforamtion regarding the successful event in The Hague, organised by NVR

    The Dutch National Coordination for the European Women’s (NVR) Lobby organised an event on the 16th of December at the House of Europe in The Hague. The event aimed at raising awareness on the Council of Europe (CoE) Istanbul Convention and the situation in the field of combating violence against women.
    NVR presented the latest developments in the Netherlands when it comes to dealing with violence, and the need for care facilities, and good practices how women who have been victims of (...) Read more

  • 16 Dec, The Hague, The Netherlands

    16 Dec, The Hague, The Netherlands

    16 December at the House of Europe (Vijverberg 5/6, The Hague) from 13,15 to 17h.
    Programme of the event (in Dutch):
    De Nederlandse Vrouwen Raad nodigt u uit voor een Internationale Netwerkbijeenkomst op 16 december 2013, van 13.15 tot 17.00 uur (inloop vanaf 12.45 uur), in het Huis van Europa, Korte Vijverberg 5/6, Den Haag.
    Tijdens deze middag willen wij uw en onze kennis vergroten over de Raad van Europa (RvE) en over wat daar gebeurt op het gebied van het tegengaan van geweld tegen (...) Read more

  • UN Women’s Representative (UNWR) 2014 Netherlands has been selected!

    Theme 2014: violence against women, esp. sexual violence
    De Nederlandse Vrouwen Raad ( NVR) presents former chief editor of national Women’s magazine ‘Opzij’, Margriet van der Linden, as the UN Women’s Representative (UNWR) 2014 to the General Aesembly of the United Nations. Na haar benoeming door de Minister of Foriegn affairs she will be part of the governmental delegation to the General Assembly of the UN to address the UN member states on behalf of Dutch Women in a seven minute statement. (...) Read more

  • Josette Dijkhuizen, Dutch UN Women’s Representative

    Josette Dijkhuizen is the Dutch UN Women’s Representative (UNWR) 2013.
    The governmental delegation of The Netherlands to the UN General Assembly includes a national UN Women’s Representative (UNWR), who address the yearly sessions of the General Assembly of the UN in a 7 minute statement on a subject of her choice.
    Every year another women is selected to be a nations UNWR, an honorary position.
    The Netherlands have a UNWR on their governments delegation since 1948 – due to an initiative (...) Read more

  • "Combating violence against women and domestic violence by the Council of Europe: theory or practice?", by Betty Doornenbal

    Donna Doornenbal, the dutch Gender Equality Expert (GEE) on the board of the Conference of International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) of the Council of Europe, has published an article on the work of the Council of Europe to end violence against women and the role of the Istanbul Convention as a tool of change.
    Her article is entitled, "Bestrijding van geweld tegen vrouwen en huiselijk geweld door de Raad van Europa: theorie of praktijk?", and can be found in the following link (...) Read more

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