Ålands fredsinstitut
The Åland Islands Peace Institute

Hamngatan 4
AX-22100 Mariehamn, Åland, Finland
Tel. +358 18 15570
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Today, 25th of November is marked as The International day for the elimination of violence against women. The ÅIPI highlights this day throug publishing two blog pieces. One, in Swedish, is written by Project manager Jenny Jonstoij and deals with Nordic circumstances. the other blog piece named Gender based violence in Azerbaijan is written by Gunel Isakova, volunteer at the ÅIPI.

The International day for the elimination of violence against women was designated by UN in 1999. The resolution established that the violence against women hinders to achieve the equality in the society, in legal, social, political and economic sense. Violence against women refers to any physical, sexual or psychological aggression, in a public or in a private sphere.

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Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)