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Lithuanian socdems call for ratification of Istanbul Convention

The opposition Social Democratic Party of Lithuania is calling for the ratification of the Council of Europe’s Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (Istanbul Convention), the party’s resolution, adopted on Saturday, states. […]

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Foreign affairs

Ministry proposes to delay ratification of Istanbul Convention

The Lithuanian Social Security and Labour Ministry proposes to postpone the ratification of the so-called Istanbul Convention on preventing and combating violence against women until a compromise is reached on the concept of gender, a position that has angered the country’s foreign minister. […]