Istanbul Convention

Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence.

Preamble
The member States of the Council of Europe and the other signatories hereto,
Recalling the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental
Freedoms (ETS No. 5, 1950) and its Protocols, the European Social Charter (ETS No. 35,
1961, revised in 1996, ETS No. 163), the Council of Europe Convention on Action against
Trafficking in Human Beings (CETS No. 197, 2005) and the Council of Europe
Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse
(CETS No. 201, 2007);

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