Regional Workshop on Combating Violence Against Women in the Arab Region

The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) and the League of Arab States (LAS) are organizing a regional workshop to support National Women Machineries in the Arab region in their efforts in addressing violence against women. The workshop, which will be held on 18-19 September 2018 at the United Nations House in Beirut - Lebanon, aims to highlight the role of international and regional mechanisms and bodies specializing in women’s issues, and their impact on the development of policies, strategies, national legislations, and standard services to address violence against women.