Workshop: revising the law on violence against women

Date: Wednesday, 14th January
Time: 2.00-3.30 pm
Venue: Tangram Hotel

MERI’s Democracy and Governance Programme initiated a process aiming at revising the current legislation that relates to Prevention of Violence Against Women.  Following extensive debates among experts and wide consultation among relevant governmental and non-governmental organisations, we are ready to conclude the process.  In this workshop on January 14, a final draft of a revised legislation will be prepared and submitted to Kurdistan Parliament. It is not too late to send your comments on the revision.  You can obtain the draft revision by writing to

Attendance by invitation only.  

Places will be restricted to individuals with special expertise, representatives of NGOs and the press.


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