Saulius Skvernelis
Foreign affairs

PM keeps mum on his Istanbul Convention vote

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis keeps mum on how he plans to vote during the ratification of the Council of Europe’s Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (Istanbul Convention) in the parliament. […]

Linas Kukuraitis
Foreign affairs

Lithuania won’t reach compromise on Istanbul convention soon – socmin

The conflict between opposing parties in connection to the ratification of the Istanbul convention on violence against women is too acute and makes it impossible to expect a compromise any time soon, says Lithuania’s Social Security and Labor Minister Linas Kukuraitis. […]

Agnė Širinskienė, Ramūnas Karbauskis, Aurelijus Veryga

Detractors of important convention find shelter under A. Širinskienė‘s wing

Individuals opposing the Istanbul Convention which denounces violence against women have found shelter in Seimas under the wing of “Farmer” representative Agnė Širinskienė. The Institute of Free Society, led by A. Širinskienė‘s assistant Kristina Zamarytė-Sakavičienė, […]