Istanbul Convention

Ministry seeks to put concept of violence against women into Lithuanian law

The Social Security and Labor Ministry will seek that the Seimas introduce the concept of violence against women into Lithuanian law during its fall session.

UN committee calls on Lithuania to investigate CIA prison suspicions, ensure LGBTI rights

The United Nations Human Rights Committee has called on Lithuania to fully investigate suspicions that a secret CIA prison operated in Lithuania.

Seimas speaker calls president's move on Istanbul Convention "nice gesture"

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė 's decision to put the Council of Europe's Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and...

PM keeps mum on his Istanbul Convention vote

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis keeps mum on how he plans to vote during the ratification of the Council of Europe's Convention on Preventing...

Lithuanian president submitting Istanbul Convention to parlt for ratification

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė is putting the Council of Europe's Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic...