Women’s Aid launch the Femicide Watch 2017. Eight women have died violently in 2017. Six women killed in their own homes. Overall, 216 women have been killed since Women’s Aid Femicide Project began in 1996 (an average of 10 women per year).
This article conceptually investigates a type of gender murder, “romantic femicide, understood as as the extreme form of violence that occurs as a result of men's incapacity to cope with their (female) partners’ autonomy and power.
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.
The rape and murder of Zainab Ansari, a seven-year-old Pakistani girl, have shocked the country. People demand justice for the girl's family, but there isn't much discussion on the issue of child protection in Pakistan.
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.
December 6, 2017 - The Canadian Femicide Observatory for Justice and Accountability (CFOJA) was officially launched today in recognition of Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.