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23 Jun 2013 8:17 pm
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Growing forms of violence against women in a seminar

Growing forms of violence against women in a seminar

Growing forms of violence against women in a seminar



A seminar held at the House of Culture in Benghazi Confirmed the growing forms of violence against women in homes and institutions and the street.

The participants in the seminar, which was entitled 'violence against women and its impact on society” asserted forming an organization for dialogue and development cooperation with the National Front party.they also pointed out that there must be efforts on activating the laws for the protection of women's rights.

The President of the Board of Directors asserted the need to eradicate all forms of violence against women inside homes or institutions or the street and all the varieties of torture and deprivation, oppression and humiliation that target women.

He explained that this violence includes physical, economic, social, political, sexual and cultural violence, and participants agreed at the seminar on the condemnation of all forms of violence against women by either the man or the woman herself, and work on activating the national laws and international conventions on women's rights and work to redress and eradicate all forms of discrimination and violence that has prevailed in the past against women.