In this blog entry, the feminist, human rights organization, reflects upon Mariana Lima's sentence. They are working on a specific methodology to analyze sentences in Mexico that includes a gender perspective
The National Observatory on Feminicide represents 49 organizations from 21 Mexican states and is considered the largest “observatory” on the femicide/feminicide dimension not only throughout the country, but also in the Latin American region.
The issue of VAW must be transferred from remaining a “private” affair to becoming a matter of the public welfare in Lebanon, and a matter referred to the courts and punishable by law. It is a matter of the state and a responsibility of the State.
Million Women Rise (MWR) believes that male violence against women and children is a global pandemic. Violence devastates the lives of women, our families, and our communities. It also threatens to undermine efforts to bring about sustainable development.
Sueny Dos Santos Nogueira is a Brazilian activist fighting to end violence against women in her community near Rio de Janeiro. Nogueira is one of the participants of a programme by Casa da Mulher Trabalhadora (CAMTRA – the “House of Women Workers”).
Men and boys wearing the White Ribbon declare that they will never commit, excuse, or remain silent about men's violence against women. White Ribbon is one of the world’s largest male-led campaigns to end men’s violence against women.
This NGO, based in the State of Chihuahua in Mexico, was founded by relatives and friends of young girls disappeared or murdered in this entity. They face this situation by demanding justice to the authorities.
Seven Mexican women are murdered on a daily basis. Only 25% of the cases are investigated as "feminicide", according to the National Citizen Observatory of Femicide. This fantastic interactive research gives an insight to this terrible situation.
There is little fluctuation in the statistics reported annually by the South African Police Services. Without political will, a change in the sensationalism and narratives around the reporting of gender based violence nothing will change.
This publication presents articles written by prominent feminists, women´s human rights activists, academics and representatives from civil society in Latin American (LA) and the European Union (EU) regarding the mass demonstrations of feminicide.