8 december: symposium Gender based violence and human rights

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On 8 December 2017 a symposium will be held on gender-based violence and human rights at the University of Amsterdam.
Violence against women is still a frequent and serious violation of women’s fundamental rights internationally. One in three women has ever experienced a severe form of physical or sexual violence, according to the World Health Organization.


The symposium on 8 December will discuss what human rights mean in the approach to gender-based violence. Both internationally, nationally and locally. What priorities should be set?
During the symposium, (inter)national experts discuss the most important global developments.

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