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Slovenia - Špela Veselič

Špela Veselič

Špela Veselič Slovenia


Organisation:
Association SOS Help-line for Women and Children – Victims of Violence

Country:
Slovenia

What makes me angry about patriarchy: The belief that it is possible to understand women from men’s standards.

My areas of expertise when it comes to VAWG:

- International law, especially CEDAW, VAW in partnerships

- Key issues when it comes to VAWG in your country/organization that the other EWL Observatory experts need to know.

- Domestic violence – gender neutral, Istanbul convention, Family violence prevention act

Explain briefly your daily work as if you were to explain it to a 12 years old:
I need to explain to different people that also work for TV and newspapers and give us different information that nobody is allowed to hit another person or insult her. Women and children are more often being insulted and beaten. And for that work I need to find money.

If you could change one thing for women, what would that be: Universal education.

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Loud and United to end violence against women and girls, European Women’s Lobby Conference, 6 December 2017, Brussels.

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