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Conference "Protection and support to women victims of gender based violence" 2016

On 6.10.2016 in Skopje, conference took place with the topic "Protection and support to women victims of gender-based violence".

The conference was an opportunity for representatives from different spheres concerned with the problem of gender-based and domestic violence to gather and have a discussion aimed at:

- exchange of experiences and examples of good practice by representatives from institutions and women's non-governmental organizations working with women victims of violence;

- presentation of examples of good practices in implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence;

- defining the priorities and level of joint actions of governmental institutions and non-governmental organizations aimed at improvement of the conditions related to the protection and support to women victims of gender-based violence;

- developing conclusions and recommendations for more effective protection of women victims of gender-based and domestic violence.

Speakers at the conference were: Ms. Frosina Remenski, Minister for Labor and Social Policy, Mr. Mauro Di Veroli, Head of Operations, EU delegation in the Republic of Macedonia, Ms. Louisa Vinton, UN Resident Coordinator, Ms. Marija Angelova, Parliamentary Committee on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men, Ms. Lidija Dimova, National European Integration Council, Ms. Vanja Macanović, European Women’s Lobby, Ms. Dalida Horvat, Association SOS Help-line for Women and Children – Victims of Violence, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Ms. Barbara Stelmaszek, Women against Violence Europe (WAVE), Ms. Biljana Nastovska, UNDP, Ms. Dominika Stojanoska, UN Women, and Ms. Stojanka Mircheva, expert.

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