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Girls’s World Banking’s Assertion on Turkey’s withdrawal from the Istanbul Conference


Girls’s World Banking is deeply involved that the Turkish authorities is withdrawing from the Council of Europe Conference on Stopping and Combating Violence Towards Girls and Home Violence (the “Istanbul Conference”). The Conference was designed to guard girls from the kinds of abuses which are the manifestation of unequal societies, wherein girls and women have fewer rights and alternatives than males and boys. The Covid-19 pandemic has witnessed elevated financial disparity for girls, and gender-based violence and home abuse, threatening a reversal of any progress made within the final decade.

At precisely the purpose when governments ought to be doubling down on their commitments to gender equality, the Turkish authorities’s determination to withdraw from the Istanbul Conference sends a poor message to its residents, and different nations, particularly those that regard Turkey as a task mannequin. We name on the Turkish authorities to rethink the instance it’s setting the worldwide neighborhood.

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