18/11/2020 — News
This article from the EU agency discusses its two new studies assessing measures Member States took to protect women during the pandemic and the need for further support.
11/06/2020 — News
This article on the London School of Economics blog examines how the COVID-19 pandemic has brought further awareness to violence against women and questions why EU member states have still not dealt with flagrant structural gendered inequalities in their countries.
25/11/2020 — Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
This statement issued by Dubravka Šimonovic, special rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, reiterates her call for States to establish national femicide watches or observatories around the world to end the "pandemic of femicide".
01/10/2020 — Multimedia: Podcasts, Videos
As part of its Education for Initiative (E4J) podcast series, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) discusses data collection of femicide and violence against women with expert Dr Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Australia.
26/06/2020 — Studies, Analyses, Reports
This paper, originally published in the British Dental Journal, is aimed at raising awareness for those working in dental and oral and maxillofacial care to identify and support patients who are victims of abuse. It also provides guidance on how to make the appropiate referrals...
25/11/2020 — Official Data, Facts, Statistics
The latest UK Femicide Census reports that 1,425 women were killed by men in the UK from 2009-2018. The Femicide Census significantly improves upon currently available data by providing detailed comparable data about femicides in the UK, including demographic and social factors...