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Research, Analysis, Reports

Del Compromiso a la Acción: Políticas para Erradicar la Violencia contra las Mujeres América Latina y el Caribe. Documento de Análisis Regional

This document is concerned with the progress made by countries in the Latin American and the Caribbean region in relation to the enactment of legislation for addressing violence against women and the development of frameworks to operationalize them.
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Jan 30, 2018
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Feminicidio Uruguay

This database contains information on the gender-related killing of women in Uruguay since 2001.
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Jan 17, 2018
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Uruguay

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News

Nearly 2,000 Women Killed in Eight Years in Turkey

Violence against women and femicides continue to be major problems in Turkey, with statistics showing that current preventive measures are far from sufficient.
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Nov 26, 2017
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Turkey

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Sexual Harassment: How it Stands Around the Globe

Sexual harassment is everywhere. When quantifying the problem on a global level, minimal levels of reporting and data limit what experts can provide to help prove—and solve—the problem. Based on what is available, here's how the numbers look globally.
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Nov 29, 2017
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Official Data and Statistics

Global Database on Violence Against Women

The Global Database on Violence against Women provides easy access to comprehensive and up-to-date information on measures undertaken by United Nations Member States to address all forms of violence against women.
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Dec 14, 2017
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Harnessing the Power of Data for Girls: Taking Stock and Looking ahead to 2030 | UNICEF

Data tell us that the lives of girls today are better in many respects than those of preceding generations. Girls are now more likely to survive childhood, more likely to attend school and complete their education and less likely to be undernourished.
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Dec 4, 2017
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