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Latest items for ATC-DATA-5

Nov. 10, 2017, 1:02 p.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

"The country is not a party to the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction"(14)
Oct. 20, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1, LRW-LAW-1, ATC-DATA-5

"Sudan finally repealed a law that would subject victims of rape being put on trial for adultery – a crime that would lead to the victim being jailed, flogged or even stoned. The Solidarity for African Women’s Rights (SOAWR) coalition continues to advocate for the country of Sudan to ratify the Protocol, but commends the efforts being put in place to address the discrimination of women" (para 9).
Oct. 20, 2017, 10:43 a.m.
Countries: Botswana, Egypt
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

"17 have yet to ratify [the Maputo Protocol] and only two countries – Botswana and Egypt – have not signed at all" (para 6).
Oct. 20, 2017, 10:42 a.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: ATC-DATA-5, RISW-PRACTICE-1

"On January 30, 2015, Tunisia’s president, Beji Caid Essebsi, proceeded to sign the instrument [ratify the Maputo Protocol] at the headquarters of the African Union in Addis Ababa, during the 24th African Union Heads of State Summit" (para 6).
Oct. 20, 2017, 10:40 a.m.
Countries: Sierra Leone
Variables: ATC-DATA-5, RISW-PRACTICE-1

"By ratifying the Protocol, Sierra Leone has made a progressive move towards legal protection that will complement national laws relating to women and girls" (para 4).
July 13, 2017, 5:58 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

``The Court (Inter-American Court of Human Rights) held that the State violated the woman’s rights to personal integrity, personal freedom, private and family life, access to information and rights to found a family, and to be free from cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment contrary to the dignity of a human being, all contained in the American Convention on Human Rights. The State had also violated its duties to condemn all forms of violence against women under the Convention of Belem do Pará. In finding these violations, the Court recognized that sterilization without consent annulled the right to freely make decisions regarding one’s body and reproductive capacity, resulting in loss of ...more
July 3, 2017, 2:58 p.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

"The Committee calls upon the State party to use the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in its efforts to implement the provisions of the Convention" (15)
June 1, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

Switzerland signed the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, or Istanbul Treaty 210 on 11/09/2013
June 1, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

Belgium signed the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, or Istanbul Treaty 210 on 11/09/2012. It was ratified on 14/03/2016 and entered into force on 01/07/2016
June 1, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

Denmark signed the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, or Istanbul Treaty 210 on 11/10/2013. It was ratified on 23/04/2014 and entered into force on 01/08/2014
June 1, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

The United Kingdom signed the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, or Istanbul Treaty 210 on 08/06/2012
June 1, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Cyprus
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

Cyprus signed the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, or Istanbul Treaty 210 on 16/06/2015
June 1, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

Sweden signed the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, or Istanbul Treaty 210 on 11/05/2011. It was ratified on 01/07/2014 and entered into force on 01/11/2014
June 1, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

Japan did not sign the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, or Istanbul Treaty 210, despite being a non-member State that has participated in the Council of Europe's elaboration
June 1, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

Armenia did not sign the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, or Istanbul Treaty 210 despite being part of the Council of Europe
June 1, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Canada
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

Canada did not sign the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, or Istanbul Treaty 210, despite being a non-member State that has participated in the Council of Europe's elaboration
June 1, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

Norway signed the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, or Istanbul Treaty 210 on 07/07/2011
June 1, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

Croatia signed the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, or Istanbul Treaty 210 on 22/01/2013
June 1, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

Macedonia signed the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, or Istanbul Treaty 210 on 08/07/2011
June 1, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

Iceland signed the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, or Istanbul Treaty 210 on 11/05/2011
June 1, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

Romania signed the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, or Istanbul Treaty 210 on 27/06/2014. It was ratified on 23/05/2016 and entered into force on 01/09/2016
June 1, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

Turkey signed the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, or Istanbul Treaty 210 on 11/05/2011. It was ratified on 14/03/2012 and entered into force on 01/08/2014
June 1, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

Poland signed the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, or Istanbul Treaty 210 on 18/12/2012. It was ratified on 27/04/2015 and entered into force on 01/08/2015
June 1, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Italy
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

Italy signed the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, or Istanbul Treaty 210 on 27/09/2012. It was ratified on 10/09/2013 and entered into force on 01/08/2014
June 1, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Lithuania
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

Lithuania signed the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, or Istanbul Treaty 210 on 07/06/2013
June 1, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Moldova
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

Moldova signed the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, or Istanbul Treaty 210 on 06/02/2017
June 1, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Georgia
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

Georgia signed the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, or Istanbul Treaty 210 on 19/06/2014. It was ratified on 19/05/2017 and entered into force on 01/09/2017
June 1, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

Azerbaijan did not sign the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, or Istanbul Treaty 210 despite being part of the Council of Europe
June 1, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

Finland signed the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, or Istanbul Treaty 210 on 11/05/2011. It was ratified on 17/04/2015 and entered into force on 01/08/2015
June 1, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

Netherlands signed the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, or Istanbul Treaty 210 on 14/11/2012. It was ratified on 18/11/2015 and entered into force on 01/03/2016