The seminar for the elimination of violence against women, organised by the French Institute in Finland on 24th November 2017 in Helsinki, has been officially accepted, as an act for equality, on a 100 acts for gender equality project.

The objective of the project “100 acts for gender equality” launched and directed by Naisjärjestöjen keskusliitto (Federation of the women associations) and Tasa-arvoasiain neuvottelukunta (Council for gender equality) is to create new concrete actions for promoting equality and the visibility of women. 100 acts for gender equality is a part of the celebrations and official programme of the centenary of Finland’s independence in 2017. The project has 38 official partners e.g. the city and the police of Helsinki, Yleisradio, Suomen kuntaliitto (Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities) and various NGO. The president Tarja Halonen is the president of the honorary committee.

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