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Research, Analysis, Reports

Femicide of Women Who Are Older

Between 1974 and 2012 1 in 5 women murdered in Ontario was 55 years or older: 67% of older femicide victims were retired. This finding demonstrates the substantial number of older women in Ontario who were killed.
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Mar 22, 2017
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Punishing Femicide: Criminal Justice Responses to the Killing of Women over Four Decades

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Femicide of Older Women

There is a lack of consensus on what age group constitutes “older people”, including older women.
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Jan 4, 2017
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Official Data and Statistics

Chiffres clés—Les Morts Violentes au sein du Couple 2015 | Study by the French Government

This study is conducted each year by the Délégation aux victimes du ministère de l’intérieur with an aim to quantify and describe intimate partner or former companions homicides perpetrated in metropolitan France and overseas.
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Jun 30, 2017
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France

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The Media and Gender-Based Murders of Women: Notes on the Cases in Europe and Latin America

This article analyses the connections between gender-based murders of women and the media coverage of these murders, particularly in Europe and Latin America.
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Jul 24, 2014
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Belgium

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CEDAW Alternative Report | ITALY Article 2 and article 5

Shadow Report on the implementation of the CEDAW Convention.
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Jun 8, 2017
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Italy
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Policies and Guidelines

Latin American Model Protocol for the Investigation of Gender-related Killings of Women (femicide/feminicide)

This protocol is a practical tool, designed to be applied by the people responsible for carrying out the investigation and prosecution of these acts.
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Nov 1, 2014
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Former Editor's insight:
The main objective of this document is to offer guidance and lines of action to improve the practice of those working in the justice system, forensic experts, and other specialized persons, including those acting in relation to the crime scene, the forensic laboratory, the interrogation of witnesses and suspects, the case analysis, the formulation of the indictment, or before the court.

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