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It is imperative that all laws are harmonized with the Istanbul Convention

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It is imperative that all laws are harmonized with the Istanbul Convention

In an article of UN Women, the Ombudsperson in Kosovo Naim Qelaj has spoken about the steps that Kosovo has taken to eliminate the violence against women, on the increase of gender-based violence affected by Covid-19 pandemic, and the challenges regarding domestic violence.

The Ombudsperson has highlight the amendment to the Constitution that allowed the implementation of the Istanbul Convention in Kosovo as a main step to eliminate violence against women in the last five years. The Ombusperson has also mentioned the statement that was issued to condemn domestic violence during the pandemic, and drew attention to the institutional obligation to respect human rights and to prevent, investigate, and punish for acts of violence.

Check out the full article here.