“Third Regional Workshop for the Empowerment of Women”
On July 2 and 3 at its headquarters in Madrid, Casa Árabe hosted the
seminar “Third Regional Workshop for the Empowerment of Women: Narrowing
the gap between the rhetoric and practice to protect women from
violence,” organized by the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe
July 04, 2019
-Cross-border cooperation to protect displaced women and girls;
-National implementation of effective measures to fight violence against women and domestic violence.
During the event, we also got the chance to explore the current potential for regional and multilateral cooperation in the Euro-Mediterranean region, mainly focusing on sharing good practices and national experiences. The Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs, the European Union and Cooperation, Ángeles Moreno Bau, and Dr. Pilar Vilaplana García, of the Government Delegation Against Gender-related Violence, shared Spain’s experience in the fight against gender-related violence.
They also analyzed the role played by youths in driving gender equality and the issue of violence in relations between youths.