Domestic Violence workshop R4C & partners at the Commission on the Status of Women:

The Human Rights assessment instrument on Domestic Violence, DOVA ( provides a step by step guide to carry out action research on gaps in the legislation or implementation of legislation in a county. The research provides the users with fact based and rights based arguments to push your government to change the current practices and to improve the life of people affect by Domestic Violence.

You are invited to join the workshop from 14.30 till 16.00 at the Drew Room, Ground Floor, Church Center for the UN, 777 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017

Follow the Dutch Civil Society during the CSW

The theme of the upcoming Commission on the status of women meeting at the United Nations in New York is Violence Against Women and the member states of the United Nations will be negotiating to reach agreed conclusions on Violence Against Women. Dutch civil society jointly write a blog that will keep readers up to date on the negotiations and in which you can read more about many of the events and workshops taking place in New York during the CSW. You can read the blog at

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