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Jurisprudence

Landmark Case for Victims of Femicide in Guatemala | Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights 2015

The IACHR issued a landmark ruling in a case against the government of Guatemala for the disappearance and murder of 19-year old Claudina Isabel Velásquez Paiz on August 13, 2005.
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Dec 22, 2015
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Jurisprudence

Gonzalez, Monreal and Monarrez ("Cotton Field") v. Mexico | Tackling Violence against Women

In 2009 the IACHR recognised that the disappearances and murders of three women in Mexico were gender-based and perpetrated in the known context of violence against women in Ciudad Juarez. Hence, it prosecuted the Mexican nation-state for such crimes.
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Nov 9, 2017
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First Report on Femicide of the UN SRVAW Rashida Manjoo | 2012

First thematic report of the UN Special Rapporteur on VAW, which address the topic of gender-related killing of women and girls (femicide).
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May 23, 2012
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