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AFRICA LIBERAL NETWORK 13TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY: 22-25 MARCH 2017 IN NAIROBI

Africa Liberal Network (AFL) together with LI proposed the Nairobi Declaration on Prevention and Elimination of Violence against Women recognising Istanbul Declaration’s potential and committing to extend it to the African countries.

– 61ST SESSION OF UNITED NATION COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN: 13-24 MARCH 2016

Liberal International, as a non-governmental organization in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council give a statement regarding violence against women as a violation of international norms, violence against women in politics is not the “cost of doing politics” — instead, it costs politics the benefits of the sustainable and responsive democratic governance that an inclusive political space can create .

– 135TH IPU GENERAL ASSEMBLY: 23-27 OCTOBER 2016 IN GENEVA

A meeting for liberal parliamentarians attending the 135th IPU General Assembly was co-hosted by LI and National Democratic Institute (NDI) focused on stopping violence against women in politicsThe main theme of the Assembly was The freedom of women to participate in political processes fully, safely and without interference: Building partnerships between men and women to achieve this objective”

60TH SESSION OF UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN

Liberal International (LI) together with UN Watch and International Network of Liberal Women discussed the challenges which remain to end violence against women and girls around the world and to promote and advance women’s rights globally.

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