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Research Article

The ECtHR Talpis v. Italy Judgment

Challenging the Osman Test through the Council of Europe Istanbul Convention?

Sara De Vido    Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italia     ORCID iD



This comment is meant as a first reaction to the Talpis v. Italy judgment, rendered by the European Court of Human Rights on 2 March 2017, and an attempt to reflect on legal obligations States have in countering violence against women, in light of the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence, adopted in 2011 in Istanbul and entered into force in 2014.

Keywords: Domestic violence. Human rights. Freedom from torture. Non-discrimination. Obligations.

Language: en

Submitted: July 27, 2018
Accepted: Sept. 4, 2018
Published: Dec. 18, 2017

permalink: http://doi.org/10.30687/Rg/2281-6100/2017/02/001

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