Each year in November and December all member states of the United Nations commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, including an international campaign 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. During the campaign conferences, actions and other events aimed at reduction of violence against women are being held in all the states, including Lithuania.
National Association of Women Rights together with the Women’s Issues Information Center and the Klaipeda Social and Psychological Services Center organized International conference WE ARE SAFE IN OUR CITY. The Conference is dedicated to discussing the manifestations of violence, its consequences, legal effects and liability, with a particular focus on sexual violence, sharing the best practices on prevention of violence, assistance to the victims of violence and interinstitutional cooperation. 13th to 14th of November Conference brought together more than 150 international experts and professionals working in the field.
As one of the outcomes resolution “ON MEASURES FOR DEALING WITH SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND OTHER FORMS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN” was released:
For more information please refer to the National Association of Women Rights