On June 29th, the Generation Equality Forum held the event Euro-Latin American visions and proposals to improve care and shelter for victims of gender-based violence. The main objective of this event was to generate a bi-regional dialogue to reflect and learn about the best practices in the provision of care and reception services for victims of gender violence, to identify the outstanding challenges, specific needs and key actors/actresses for the provision these services, especially shelters for women in situations of violence. Leila Linhares Barsted participated in this event as a member of the Follow-up Mechanism of the Inter-American Convention to Prevent, Punish and Eradicate Violence against Women – MESECVI, of the Organization of American States – OAS.