NE Syria Women's Committee approves regulation for prevention of violence against women

The Northern and Eastern Syria Women's Committee approved the regulation prepared for the prevention of violence against women.

The Northern and Eastern Syria Women's Coordination monthly meeting was held in the Autonomous Administration Council in Raqqa. Representatives of the Women's Committee from all regions, except for the Afrin region representative, attended the meeting.

The regulation on combating violence against women, which was brought to the agenda at the meeting, was approved and put into effect.

The regulation foresees the protection of women against family violence, physical violence, psychological violence and discrimination against women. The regulation consisting of 12 articles was accepted unanimously.

The ongoing attacks of the Turkish state against Northern and Eastern Syria were also evaluated at the meeting.