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Inter-American Commission on Human Rights 2003 report on Ciudad Juarez

IACHR report about the right of women in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico to be free from violence and discrimination, including recommendations to assist the Mexican State in amplifying its efforts to respect and ensure this right.
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Mar 7, 2003
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Research, Analysis, Reports

Proposals for Analysis and Monitoring of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights' "Cotton Field" Case Sentence, Regarding Human Rights Violations Committed by the Mexican State | Heinrich Böll Stiftung

The objective of this publication is to aid closer understanding of the contents and the monitoring of the judgment. Points and proposals that seek to facilitate analysis and debate of the sentence are highlighted.
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Feb 9, 2010
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Report on Mexico Produced by the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women under article 8 of the Optional Protocol to the Convention, and Reply from the Government of Mexico

In this report the Committee decided to make public its findings and recommendations regarding the abduction, rape and murder of women in the Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, as well as the observations received from the Government of Mexico thereon.
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Jan 27, 2005
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Transforming Feminicidio: Framing, Institutionalization and Social Change

This article analyses the transformation of femicide from an academic concept into a frame for political struggle, and into a crime in the context of Mexican feminist activism against the murders of women, or feminicidios, in Ciudad Juárez and Chihuahua.
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Dec 23, 2015
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Mexico

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Definitions of Femicide

Feminicidio Sexual Serial en Ciudad Juárez: 1993-2001 | Julia Monárrez Fragoso

This research paper provides a theoretical analysis from a feminist perspective on the concept of "feminicidio" in the context of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
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Apr 25, 2002
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Mexico

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