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Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (Istanbul Convention) | 2011

The Istanbul Convention is the major European convention that includes a framework to prevent femicide.
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May 11, 2011
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Turkey
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Inter-american Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence against Women "Convention of Bélem do Pará" | 1994

The Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment, and Eradication of Violence against Women (known as the Convention of Belém do Pará) calls for the first time for the establishment of mechanisms for protecting women of violence.
publication date: 
Jan 1, 1994
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Brazil

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Research, Analysis, Reports

The Concept and Measurement of Violence against Women and Men

The extent of violence against women is currently hidden. How should violence be measured? How should research and new ways of thinking about violence improve its measurement? Could improved measurement change policy?
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Jan 1, 2017
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United Kingdom
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