The role of the Women’s Rights Committee is as follows:
To coordinate, implement, monitor and assess national measures and policies
adopted to promote gender equality and to prevent and combat
all forms of violence and discrimination against women.
To coordinate the collection and analysis of relevant data, and disseminate the results.
The Committee operates in line with the recommendations adopted by the international bodies
responsible for implementation of the following agreements :
• The Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence, adopted in Istanbul on 11 May 2011 (entered into force on 20 February 2015)
• The UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, adopted in New York on 18th December 1979 (entered into force on 16 June 2015)
• The Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings, adopted in Warsaw on 16 May 2005 (entered into force on 11 April 2016).
For Women’s Rights Day, the collective work of Mr One teas produced for the Committee for the Promotion and Protection of Women’s Rights was unveiled by H.S.H. Prince Albert II and H.S.H. Princess Stéphanie. A conference entitled “Equality today for a sustainable future, Crossed perspectives on the common issues of the ocean and women”...Read more
As part of the #8MarsMonaco (#8MarchMonaco) campaign, the Women’s Rights Committee is this year focusing on the protection of women’s rights and the law of the sea. Both of these themes require a change in mindset and can be viewed as complementary. According to the United Nations, 80% of people who have been displaced due...Read more
The Women’s Rights Committee and Monaco Statistics (IMSEE) are publishing a third study on abuse perpetrated against women in Monaco. The publication sets out the key data that is available for 2021 and examines incidents of abuse according to various measurable indicators. The information has been analysed by Monaco Statistics, which collected it from a...Read more
The Women’s Rights Committee and Monegasque bakeries are joining forces to combat domestic abuse by handing out bread bags which feature the emergency and assistance telephone numbers for the Principality. The aim of the initiative is to use an everyday item to inform people and raise public awareness. “It’s a more direct way of reaching...Read more
On the occasion of the 26th European Heritage Days and the 1st Women’s Heritage Day, the Women’s Rights Committee is organising an exhibition entitled “Remarkable Women in Monegasque History” at the Princess Grace Rose Garden. As part of the “Women and Heritage” theme, the Committee is thus highlighting exceptional women who have helped to change women’s place...Read more