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UN Expert on Violence against Women Urges Worldwide Adoption of Femicide Watch or Gender-related Killings Observatories | OHCHR

Establishing a femicide watch to collect, analyze and review data at the national, regional and global level will galvanize the gathering of information on good practices with a view to protect all women and girls from gender-based violence.
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Dec 7, 2017
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Data Collection

Guidelines for Producing Statistics on Violence against Women | UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs—Statistics Division

These Guidelines respond to the need to provide methodological advice regarding selection of topics, sources of data, relevant statistical classifications, outputs, wording of questions and all other issues relevant for national statistical offices.
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Jan 1, 2014
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Official Data and Statistics

International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (ICCS) | 2015

The International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (ICCS) provides a comprehensive framework for producing statistics on crime and criminal justice.
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Mar 1, 2015
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Finnish Homicide Monitor (FHM) | EIGE 2002-2019

The aim of the FHM is to monitor the homicide phenomenon, to create a database for in-depth research, and to serve crime prevention and prevention-targeting purposes.
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Sep 27, 2017
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Finland

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Landmark Documents

Resolution on Femicide in the European Union and Latin America | EURO-LAT 2014

The Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly published in 2014 the "Urgent Resolution on Femicide in the European Union and Latin America" where they recognize that it has not been possible to curb the increase in femicide in Latin America and Europe.
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Jul 11, 2017

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Research, Analysis, Reports

The Issue of Violence Against Women in the European Union | EP Study

This study provides an update of the 2011 study on the Issue of Violence against women in the European Union. The different forms and interrelated factors of violence against women are examined.
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Mar 1, 2016
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Femicide, A Global Issue that Demands Action, Volume 7: 'Establishing a Femicide Watch in Every Country' | 2017

The latest Femicide Report presented at the 2017 Crime Commission meeting on national Femicide Watches and data collection.
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May 23, 2017
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Events

Side events 26th session of the CCPCJ May 2017

Including the two major side-events organized by ACUNS Vienna on the issue of femicide
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May 23, 2017
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Administrative Data Collection on Violence against Women: Good Practices | EIGE

Overview of national systems for administrative data collection efforts on VAW, including femicide, in the EU
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Dec 31, 2016
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Administrative data collection on rape, femicide and intimate partner violence in EU Member States | EIGE

Administrative data collection on rape, femicide and intimate partner violence in EU Member States | EIGE
Assessment of data collection efforts of European countries including major gaps
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May 5, 2017
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Research, Analysis, Reports

La Violencia Feminicida en México, Aproximaciones y Tendencias 1985-2014 | INMUJERES y ONU Mujeres

Joint report: Data collection on Femicide in Mexico from 1985-2014, issued in cooperation with UN WOMEN.
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Apr 1, 2016
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Mexico
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Landmark Documents

Report of the Secretary-General on the Outcome of the Intergovernmental Expert Group Meeting on Gender-related Killing of Women and Girls | 2015

Secretary General's report on the open-ended intergovernmental expert group was organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and hosted by the Government of Thailand in Bangkok from 11 to 13 November 2014.
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Mar 11, 2015
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