The central spot for selected data, facts and figures, promising practices, landmark documents and news on the issue of femicide. Browse content by the following key categories:

Advocacy, Campaigns

Femicide and Impunity in Mexico: A Context of Structural and Generalized Violence

0 Comments | Show all comments


Landmark Case for Victims of Femicide in Guatemala | Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights 2015

The IACHR issued a landmark ruling in a case against the government of Guatemala for the disappearance and murder of 19-year old Claudina Isabel Velásquez Paiz on August 13, 2005.
publication date: 
Dec 22, 2015
Saide Mobayed's insight:
“With this decision the Court has sent a very clear message to all governments in the region that they have a strict duty of due diligence and must act immediately from the first moment they receive notice of a potential situation of violence against women.” Santiago A. Canton, Executive Director of Robert F. Kennedy Partners for Human Rights

0 Comments | Show all comments