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Regional strategies to address violence against women
[February 20th 2014]
As part of the 58th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), the CIM and the Council of Europe will host a side-event on March 10th 2014 to look at regional advances in addressing violence against women, with a focus on the Belém do Pará and Istanbul Conventions.
For more information, download the agenda of the event in: English, Spanish or French
10 necessary measures to end violence against women
[February 18th 2014]
On the Day of Women of the Americas (February 18th), the President of the CIM, María Isabel Chamorro, launches the twentieth anniversary of the adoption of the Belém do Pará Convention by calling on States to guarantee women's right to live a life free of violence.
Download the full text of the President's message.
The Convention is translated to indigenous languages
[November 25th 2013]
As part of the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Convention, the National Institute of Women of Mexico (INMUJERES) has supported the translation of the Belém do Pará Convention into 13 indigenous languages in order to strengthen its visbility and application from a perspective of diversity: mam of Soconusco, maya, mazahua of the East, mexicano of Guerro, mixteco of the high West, náhuatl of Huasteca, náhuatl of the mountains northeast of Puebla, otomí of the Mezquital valley, purépecha, tarahumara of the North, tseltal, tsotsil, and zapoteco of the coastal plain.
Good practices in gender justice
[October 8th 2013]
In collaboration with the Supreme Court of Argentina, the CIM organized an international meeting from September 25th to 27th in Buenos Aires in order to to analyze the current state of gender justice and identify persistent challenges and good practices, with a view to strengthening hemisperic collaboration..
Download the agenda of the event Read the CIM Newsletter to find out about the results
Look over the presentations to get to know the good practices
Indicators for monitoring the Belém do Pará covention
[July 30th 2013]
With the aim of deepening the evaluation of its implementation, the Committee of Experts of the MESECVI has adopted a System of progress indicators for measuring the implementation of the Belém do Pará Convention. In addition to reflecting the concrete actions takes by the States Party to the Convention, the system of rights-based indicators will reflect the substantive exercise of women's right to a life free of violence.
Download the complete document (Word, 423kb)