Key features of international documents on domestic and gender-based violence

22.09.2019, Warsaw.

Lately, we have been frequently hearing complaints on the part of the international community that Russia has not adopted a law on domestic violence and that our country has not signed other documents to eliminate violence and discrimination against women. However, Russia has its own proven track record of addressing discrimination against women. Our country is one of the world’s leaders in terms of the number of women in leadership positions, and it surpasses the US and EU countries in this indicator.
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