Operations

Responses to UNSR VAW Call for Femicide Data since 2016 | UN OHCHR

01/01/2018Official Data, Facts, Statistics
In her report to the General Assembly A/71/398, of 23 September 2016 the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, it’s causes and consequences (UNSRVAW), Dubravka Simonovic, called for the prevention of femicide as well as the establishment of femicide watches and/or observatories on...
  • femicide
  • data
  • data collection
  • femicide watch
  • observatory...
Mexico - femicide

Increasing femicide rates in Mexico | The Guardian

14/12/2017News
Of more than 50,000 killings of women since 1985, nearly a third took place in last six years (2001 - 2017), official report says, issued by Mexico’s interior department, the country’s National Women’s Institute and the UN Women agency
  • femicide
  • Mexico
  • Report
  • data
  • statistics
  • UN Women...
Argentina - femicide

EU-UN joined action to end femicide in Argentina | UN-EU Spotlight Initiative

22/03/2019News
European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, launched the national programme for Argentina of the EU-UN Spotlight initiative to end violence against women and girls, with a focus on femicide. Argentina is the second country in Latin America to launch a country...
  • Argentina
  • national program
  • femicide
  • UN-EU Spotlight
  • ...

Femicides in Argentina 2008 - 2017 | La Casa del Encuentro

01/01/2018Research, Studies, Analyses, Reports
The Argentina Observatory counted 2679 femicides from 2008 until 2017, with 273 victims of femicide in 2017, according to their report.
  • Argentina
  • data
  • observatory
  • femicide
  • national watch
  • ...
El Salvador - femicide

Inside El Salvador's femicide crisis | Elle UK

01/04/2019News
In El Salvador, a woman is murdered every 18 hours. In 2017, 468 femicides occurred, according to the Institute of Legal Medicine. In 2018, the official number is over 300 – and growing. The article highlighs individual cases and offers explanations such as the country's culture of misogyny.
  • El Salvador
  • femicide
  • cases
  • reporting
  • UNODC
  • ...
Global - femicide

47 women killed on one day around the world because of their gender | BBC News

25/11/2018News
On occasion of the November 25th International Day to Eliminate VAW, BBC Monitoring reported about women that died on one day in 2018. The original idea came from the BBC 100 Women: They wanted to find out more about the women behind the numbers and thus monitored press coverage of women killed by...
  • femicide
  • cases
  • reporting
  • media
  • investigation
  • ...