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Gender Justice Uncovered Awards 2016

Gender Justice Uncovered AwardsBecause in all countries - regardless of political system, religious beliefs and traditions - what judges and courts say has a tremendous influence on the sense of justice and on women's day-to-day life, the international human rights organisations Women's Link Worldwide has created the Gender Justice Uncovered Awards.

The awards aim "to highlight decisions or statements made in the context of a legal process by judges, members of human rights committees, asylum offices, prosecutors, or ombudspersons which have a positive or negative impact on gender equality, including those related to sexual and reproductive rights, gender violence, and gender discrimination."

Preventing and Combating Domestic Violence - Train the Trainers Manual

Training of Trainers ManualThe Council of Europe recently published the training of trainers manual "Effective Multi-agency Co-operation for Preventing and Combating Domestic Violence".

Developed by Rosa Logar and Branislava Marvánová Vargová of the WAVE Network, the manual aims 'to serve as a resource for trainers to explore some of the benefits and key principles of multi-agency work for supporting victims of domestic violence and violence against women. It may also be used by individual professionals as a learning resource for background theoretical and practical information, as well as a source of best practice models.'

The publication is divided into two parts: