The socialist social engineers never rest, never stop. They are not interested in violence against women, otherwise they would have to tackle the koran, the Muslim states that adhere to it and all that it entails. KGS

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New European Convention Defines “Gender” as Social Construct

By Samantha Singson

STRASBOURG, April 7 (C-FAM) The 47 Member States of the Council of Europe are close to finalizing a new convention that defines “gender” as a social construct, rather than as a distinction grounded in biology.

According to the new Council of Europe convention on eliminating violence against women, gender “shall mean the socially constructed roles, behaviors, activities and attributes that a given society considers appropriate for women and men.”

Even though “gender” has appeared in other documents, no binding definition of the word has ever been accepted by Council of Europe members. This draft Convention would be the first international treaty to add a sociological component of gender to the universally understood biological context.

Luca Volontè, a member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, told the Friday Fax, “The ideological thrust of many movements and lobbies linked to the ideology of ‘gender’ has ruined the text of a convention that could be very important. Defending women and combating discrimination is a necessity, but this text makes the situation worse and creates new barriers and discriminations.”  Volontè said that it was now the responsibility of the Committee of Ministers to change the gender definition or “permanently give up the text.”


At a UN meeting last month, many delegations were baffled by the staunch resistance of the EU to reference the ICC definition of gender despite wide support for the proposal.  The EU tried to quell any fears by reassuring that the ICC definition was unnecessary because everyone was clear on the definition of gender.  As negotiations dragged on, one delegate rebuffed the EU explanation retorting, “If it’s really not a problem, then why can’t we plainly state what it means?”

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2 Responses

  1. Man, I hope the Council of Europe has time before they close their session to repeal the law of gravity. I am soooooooo tired of carrying things upstairs.

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