Italian House of Representatives adopts Istanbul Convention

The Italian Parliament's lower wing accepted the Istanbul convention on preventing violence against women.

Italian House of Representatives adopts Istanbul Convention

The Italian Parliament's lower wing, the House of Representatives, adopted the Istanbul Convention --a convention of the Council of Europe on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence-- on Tuesday.

The convention was accepted unanimously by receiving 545 votes.

For full adoption, the convention should be accepted at the voting in Italian Senate too.

Istanbul Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence was adopted by the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers on April 7, 2011. It opened for signature on May 11, 2011 on the occasion of the 121st Session of the Committee of Ministers in Istanbul. 

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