Violence against women as gender discrimination in jurisprudence Violence against women is being described as a type of gender discrimination in international law. Till March 2014 only in 15 of cases before ECtHR on violence against women, the applicants adduced prohibition of discrimination. This shows the connection made by international law between violence against women and gender discrimination has not had any effect on the ECtHR case-law. Besides, only a few violence against women cases has brought before the Court. In this article, it will be examined whether there is a connection between fewness of violence against women cases, and especially considering the fact that most of the claims of Article 14 is made by men, and the position of the ECtHR regarding the prohibition of discrimination in violence against women cases.