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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): Istanbul Convention

International Agreements Committee
Istanbul Convention

Monday 1 February 2021

Start times: 9.40am (private) 10.00am (public)

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The Istanbul Convention

On Monday 1 February, the International Agreements Committee takes evidence on the Istanbul Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence.

Meeting details

At 10.00am: Oral evidence
Work Istanbul Convention (Legislative scrutiny)
Minister for Safeguarding at Home Office

Topics for discussion

  • Impact of non-ratification
  • Migrant victims of domestic abuse
  • Specialised local services for victims of violence
  • Combatting so called 'honour-based crimes'
  • Domestic implementation
  • Extra-territorial jurisdiction

Further information



Virtual meeting (webcast)