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2016 original call for national Femicide Watches | UN SRVAW

23/09/2019Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
In her September 2016 report to the UNGA, the UN Special Rapporteur on VAW addresses the topic of femicide, or the gender-related killing of women, and proposes the establishment at the global, national and regional levels of a “femicide watch” and observatories on violence against...
  • femicide
  • UNSRVAW
  • Report
  • UNGA
  • VAW
  • observatories...

Interview with Angela Me, UNODC, about focus on perpetrators in fight against femicide | Femicide Team

01/03/2019Studies, Analyses, Reports
Angela Me explains why UNODC’s new global homicide report on the gender-related killing of women and girls includes a chapter on perpetrators. She calls for enhanced research and data collection to better understand men who are perpetrators of violence -- what is behind the drivers of...
  • femicide
  • data
  • data collection
  • statistics
  • UNODC
  • ...
Global - online violence

Femicide Volume 11: Cyber Crimes against Women and Girls

20/05/2019Studies, Analyses, Reports
This volume  again compiles strategies, best practices and innovative approaches, serves as a platform for, and provides practical support to anybody who wishes to prevent, investigate, prosecute, and punish VAW and gender-related killings of women and girls, i.e. femicide. The second section...
  • femicide
  • femicide volume
  • online violence
  • cyber crime
  • VAW...

Afghan TV presenter Mena Mangal shot in Kabul | RFERL

13/05/2019News
Afghan politicians and women's rights activists are demanding justice after a political adviser and former prominent TV presenter was murdered in broad daylight. According to her family, it was a case of intimate-partner violence.
  • Afghanistan
  • domestic violence
  • intimate-partner violence
  • femicide...
Turkey - femicide

Femicides in Turkey in 2018 | We Stop Femicide Platform

07/01/2019Studies, Analyses, Reports
In 2018, 440 women were murdered and 317 women were sexually assaulted by men, according to this report of the "We Stop Femicide Platform". Also, 1217 cases of child abuse were covered in the media and 26 children were killed
  • data
  • femicide
  • data collection
  • platform
  • Turkey
  • ...

Why misogynistic killings need a public label | Myrna Dawson

27/04/2018Studies, Analyses, Reports
The Toronto van attack started a public discourse in Canada about misogynistic hate crimes, as the killer was a member of an online misogynistic movement. Myrna Dawson clarifies the link between misogyny and femicide, and shows that it occurs regularly.
  • misogyny
  • hate crime
  • femicide
  • gender hate crime
  • ...