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Poland began exiting the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention), which, according to local authorities, contains a number of “harmful provisions”. About it reports Reuters.
The attorney General of Poland Zbigniew Ziobro said that women in his country and so protected from domestic violence better than anyone in Europe. However, he said that the Convention “harmful”, as it provides for the study of gender in the schools. Previously, he noted that some provisions of the Convention, in particular, replacing the notion of biological sex sociocultural, threatens the traditional values of the country, reports BBC News.
The Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention) contains, in particular, provisions about changing gender roles and stereotypes in society that make violence acceptable against women. It entered into force in 2014, and Russia has still not ratified.
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