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The Women of Atenco | The New York Times 2016

When President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico was still a governor, he ordered a crackdown on protesters that led to the brutal sexual assault of dozens of women. The victims took their case to international human rights officials. These are their stories.
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Sep 21, 2016
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Día Internacional contra la Violencia de género | EL PAÍS 2017

Gender-based violence continues to be present in society with thousands of victims around the world. Every November 25, voices of complaint rise globally in the pursuit of their definitive eradication. El Pais presents us these voices.
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Nov 25, 2017
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Gender-Based Violence and Justice in Conflict and Post-Conflict Areas

This article aims to provide a brief overview of GBV in conflict and post-conflict settings, with a particular focus on recent international standard-setting developments and the continuing challenges of impunity and inadequate services for GBV victims.
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Jul 24, 2011
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Definitions of Femicide

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This document aims to contribute to the clarification of the concept of femicide in Latin America, considering the processes of criminal classification in which it is currently operating and from an International Law of Human Rights perspective.
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Jul 11, 2009
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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
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Colombia

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Femicide, Volume 6: Violence against Girls in Flight | 2016

This is the sixth volume of the ACUNS Femicide series that focuses on violence against girls
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Nov 16, 2016
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Femicide, A Global Issue that Demands Action, Volume 4: Taking Action | 2015

This is the fourth volume of the ACUNS Femicide series that focuses on taking action.
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Sep 16, 2015
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Femicide, A Global Issue that Demands Action, Volume 3: Targeting of Women in Conflict | 2015

This is the third volume of the ACUNS Femicide series with a focus on sexual violence in conflict.
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Apr 11, 2015
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