Country Czech Republic
Year 2015
Type of Measure Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual violence

Brief Description

In November and December 2015 the Gender Equality Unit of the Office of the Government organised two international conferences within the 16 days of activism against violence against women. The first was focused on the economic and societal costs of domestic violence and included speakers from the Council of Europe, Spain and Norway. The second was focused on the issue of rape with the objective of opening up a public debate on this topic within the Czech Republic.

Source of Information

The Government of Czech Republic's submission for the 2016 Secretary General’s Report on the implementation of the General Assembly Resolutions on Intensification of efforts to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls, on Trafficking in women and girls, and on Intensifying global efforts for the elimination of female genital mutilations.