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Convention on Consent to Marriage, Minimum Age for Marriage and Registration of Marriages
Opened for signature and ratification by UN General Assembly resolution 1763 A (XVII) of 7 November 1962. Entry into force: 9 December 1964.
Origin date: 1964
The Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention) entered into force 1 August 2014. It opens the path for creating a legal framework at pan-European level to protect women against all forms of violence, and prevent, prosecute and eliminate violence against women and domestic violence. The Convention also establishes a specific monitoring mechanism in order to ensure effective implementation of its provisions.
Origin date: 2014