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1990-2015: 25 Year's of Femicide in Ontario | OAITH

Report focuses specifically on the number of women and children murdered as a result of Intimate Partner Violence in Ontario.
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Jul 4, 2017

Through a partnership between OAITH and University of Guelph Sociology Students, 25 Years of Femicide has been reviewed.

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Canada
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Assessment of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign

in-depth evaluation of the 16 Days Campaign with a focus on its initial motivation of awareness raising and its evolution over the last 25 years. Taking a critical look at the Campaign, the evaluation provides recommendations for growth and a move from aw
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Jun 29, 2017

Read an in-depth evaluation of the 16 Days Campaign with a focus on its initial motivation of awareness raising and its evolution over the last 25 years. Taking a critical look at the Campaign, the evaluation provides recommendations for growth and a move from awareness to eradication of gender-based violence. "A Life of It's Own: An Assessment of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign"

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VIII Conference on Feminicide / Femicide: Two Years of EU-CELAC Bi-Regional Dialogue on Gender Issues: What are the Improvements?

VIII Conference on Feminicide / Femicide: Two Years of EU-CELAC Bi-Regional Dialogue on Gender Issues: What are the Improvements?
Successes and shortcomings and elaborated concrete recommendations for the EU-CELAC Summit.
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Mar 1, 2016

The 8th Conference on Feminicide/Femicide: The Duty of Due Diligence to Eradicate Feminicide, which took place shortly before the Summit of the European Union and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (EU-CELAC Summit), examined the different aspects of the concept of due diligence and how it is reflected in actions taken by states in regards to issues surrounding violence against women and feminicide.

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VAW in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Comparative Analysis of Population-Based Data from 12 Countries | PAHO WHO

This report, produced by the Pan American Health Organization, in collaboration with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, highlights that intimate partner and sexual violence against women is widespread in all Latin American and the Caribbean countri
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Mar 14, 2012

The report is available in English and Spanish. It presents a comparative analysis of data from 13 nationally representative surveys from the region. The 122 tables and graphs present illustrate what is known about the prevalence, risk factors, consequences, and attitudes towards violence against women in these countries—including violence by intimate partners and sexual violence by any perpetrator.

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Colombia

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Infografic on femicides 2014 in Latin America and the Caribbean | ECLAC

According to official data from the region’s countries compiled by the Gender Equality Observatory for Latin America and the Caribbean of ECLAC, 1903 women were murdered because of their gender in 15 Latin American countries and 3 Caribbean nations
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Nov 16, 2015
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Recommendations:
- Improve administrative records to learn the real number of femicides in all the region’s countries
- Foster programs to prevent all forms of violence against women to avoid femicide
- Allocate economic resources to preventing violence and providing reparations to victims

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Domestic Violence Homicide in Minnesota: Femicide Report 2014

This report is dedicated to the women, children, and men who lost their lives in Minnesota during 2014 as a result of domestic violence
publication date: 
May 2, 2014

The Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women (MCBW) tracks homicides in which the known or suspected perpetrator was a current or former intimate partner or the homicide is the result of domestic violence between current or former intimate partners. This includes family members,
friends, and interveners who are killed as a result of the domestic violence being perpetrated by a current or former intimate partner.

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Domestic Violence Homicide in Minnesota: Femicide Report 2015

Rise in domestic violence in 2015 compared to last year
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May 7, 2015

The number of Minnesotans killed due to domestic violence varies from year to year. We have seen yearly lows in the teens and highs in the 40s. Last year 23 Minnesotans were murdered due to domestic violence. This year, the number is higher. At least 34 Minnesotans were killed due to violence from a current or former intimate partner.

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Domestic Violence Homicide in Minnesota: Femicide Report 2016

The release of the 2016 Femicide Report marks 28 years of efforts by MCBW to document the deaths resulting from domestic violence in Minnesota
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Dec 31, 2016

Even by conservative measures, and by solely relying on publicly available information, between 1989 and 2016, our reports capture almost 1,000 cases of domestic violence homicide in Minnesota. In 2016, at least 21 people in Minnesota were killed in domestic violence related homicides. In the same year, over 60,000 survivors and their children accessed services through domestic violence programs, many whose needs went unmet due to lack of resources.

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Recommendations for action against gender-related killing of women and girls

This booklet aims to raise awareness among criminal justice practitioners, policy and decision makers, as well as United Nations staff and civil society.
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Sep 18, 2015
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This booklet is based on relevant United Nations Secretary-General reports and should not be considered a full précis of these official documents. Instead, this booklet provides a summary of general information about United Nations support and assistance to counter genderrelated killing and offers recommendations on the subject. This booklet aims to raise awareness among criminal justice practitioners, policy and decision makers, as well as United Nations staff and civil society.

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Femicide, A Global Issue that Demands Action, Volume 2: Istanbul Convention

Second volume of the ACUNS Femicide series on forced marriage, VAW and the Istanbul Convention
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May 15, 2014
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On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, ACUNS Vienna organized its second annual symposium, focusing on “Forced Marriage, Violence against Women and the Istanbul Convention.” The symposium brought together high-ranking diplomats, representatives from UNFPA, UN Women, UNICEF, OHCHR, and UNODC, with the President of the Austrian Parliament, Ms. Barbara Prammer, who addressed the meeting. The leading proponents of the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women, Ms.

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Report of the Secretary-General on the outcome of the intergovernmental expert group meeting on gender-related killing of women and girls, 2014

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Mar 11, 2015
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1. In its resolution 68/191, entitled “Taking action against gender-related killing of women and girls”, the General Assembly requested the Secretary-General to convene an open-ended intergovernmental expert group meeting to discuss ways and means to more effectively prevent, investigate, prosecute and punish gender-related killing of women and girls, with a view to making practical recommendations, drawing also on current best practices, in consultation with relevant United Nations entities and human rights mechanisms.

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Thailand
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