Turkey’s decision to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention, or the “Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence,” encourages a twisted mindset which fosters violence against women. This decision has irreparable consequences and will not support the state in combating violence.
This year’s G20 takes on critical importance in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Intergovernmental collaboration is needed to both respond to the health challenges created by the pandemic and deliver measures to preserve and stimulate economic activity. The business federations of the Global Business Coalition call upon G20 governments to make demonstrable progress in three areas.
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