The Official Gazette published the President with the decision of Turkey, separated from the Istanbul Convention, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan signed the decision bearing the “Violence against Women and Domestic Violence Prevention and with them Struggle on the Council of Europe Convention on the terms of the Republic of Turkey it was decided to be dissolved pursuant to Article 3 of Presidential Decree No. 9 “.
BIDEN: DISAPPOINTMENT CREATED
US President Joe Biden, Turkey has made a written statement about the decision to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention. Using the expression “deeply disappointed” regarding the decision, Biden said in the continuation of his statements:
* Turkey Violence and Domestic Prevention of Violence Against Women, known as the Istanbul Convention and the Council of Europe Convention on Combating sudden and unfounded place to withdraw the decision of creating a deep disappointment.
* Worldwide, this agreement also included an increase in murders of women in Turkey as the first signatory countries, we are witnessing an increase in domestic violence cases.
* Countries need to strengthen and renew their commitment to end violence against women, not withdraw from international conventions aimed at protecting women and holding aggressors to account. This is a discouraging step back for the international movement that aims to end violence against women globally.