Promises alone won’t end violence against women

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To mark the first birthday of the Istanbul Convention today,  Hillary Margolis, Researcher in Human Rights Watch Women’s Rights Division, has written a fantastic blog calling on the UK Government to ratify the Istanbul Convention. Hillary outlines gaps in the UK’s response to tackling violence against women and why we need the Istanbul Convention. Highlighting the Prime Minister’s past promises about the Istanbul Convention, she calls for action to protect women and girls from violence – ASAP. Check out the full blog post here.