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    EHF signs letters advocating full ratification of Istanbul Convention 04/19/2018

    Today, the EHF signed two letters addressed to Mr. Thorborn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, concerning the importance of the full ratification, without reservations, of the Istanbul Convention on Preventing and Combatting Violence against Women and Domestic Violence. As of today, 29 Member States of the Council of Europe ratified this fundamental […]

    75% of Belgians want abortion out of the criminal code! 04/17/2018

    , says a nation-wide survey ordered by EHF Member Organisations Centre d’Action Laïque and The survey also highlights the lack of awareness in Belgium about the current abortion law: only 20% of the people surveyed knew that abortion is still in the criminal code. By ordering this survey, Belgian EHF Member organisations aim at […]

    Persecution of non-believers is a serious issue, says the EU. 04/13/2018

    In cooperation with the EHF, the European Parliament organized its annual dialogue meeting with non-confessional organisations on 11 April in Brussels[1]. On EHF’s request, this year’s focus was on the discrimination and persecution of non-believers around the world, an issue that still does not get the proper political and media attention it deserves. The conference […]