State’s obligation under Article 2 to protect the life of family members against violent father

In the case of Kurt v. Austria (application no. 62903/15, 04/07/2019) the European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there had been no violation of Article 2 (right to...

Examples of the impact of the European Convention on Human Rights

Thirty new case studies have been added to the Council of Europe’s interactive website showing how the European Convention on Human Rights has changed people’s lives across the continent. The website now...

Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence reports on Montenegro and Turkey

The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) published its evaluation reports on Montenegro and Turkey. The reports contain an overall analysis of the...

Domestic violence

In the case   N.K. v. Germany (no. 59549/12, 26/07/2018) the European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there had been no violation of Article 6 §§ 1 and 3 (d)...

CEPEJ guidelines on mediation

At its 30th plenary meeting, the CEPEJ – the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice completed the list of existing Council of Europe instruments in the field of mediation,...