László Székely becomes a White Ribbon Ambassador

On the 22nd of March the Office of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights hosted Equinet’s kick off project meeting on combating violence against women which was followed by the Working Group meeting on Gender Equality on 23rd of March.

The new project is related to the 2017 European Year of focused action to fight violence against women and aims to build capacity, share experiences and explore challenges of equality bodies in working with violence against women and gender-based violence, with special focus on the Istanbul Convention as it applies to equality bodies.

On the occasion of this event, Commissioner László Székely joined EIGE’s white ribbon campaign in order to raise awareness among decision makers on the need to eliminate VaW.