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Feminicidio | Ministerio Público del Perú, 2011—2014

Data collected by the Public Ministry of Peru between 2011-2014 on the number of feminicides occurring at the national and sub-national level.
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Apr 4, 2015
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Peru

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Rome Marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Statistics from the Italian interior ministry reveal that 149 women were murdered. This year’s commemoration coincides with the unprecedented mobilisation of millions behind movements like #MeToo in a global protest against sexual harassment and assault.
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Dec 2, 2017
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Italy
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A Story of Violence: 16 Objects show the Reality of Gender-based Violence around the world | United Nations Population Fund (UNPF)

Violence against women and girls is the most pervasive human rights abuse in the world, affecting every country and community. One in three women will experience some form of abuse in her lifetime.
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Nov 22, 2017
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Hijas e Hijos de Mujeres Asesinadas, Víctimas Ignoradas del Feminicidio | Cimac Noticias

Children often come across as the ignored and invisible victims of feminicide. The General Law on Victims adopted by the Mexican government is brought up by the article, making reference to the number of children orphaned by feminicide in Mexico.
publication date: 
Nov 29, 2017
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Mexico

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Femicide of Young West-African Females | European Network of Migrant Women (ENOMW) Statement

Over 26 West African females, suspected to be from Nigeria and aged 14-18, have been found dead in the Mediterranean Sea. Unfortunately, the death of migrants at sea, went from being a “tragedy” to becoming a “norm” .
publication date: 
Nov 27, 2017
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Belgium

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Measuring Violence against Women and other Gender Issues through ICCS Lenses, ICCS Briefing Note | 2017

This classification is designed to systematically record the gender-bias dimension of all offenses to facilitate the measurement of violence against women and girls, gender-based violence against boys and men and other gender-relevant issues.
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Sep 1, 2017
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Austria
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In El Salvador, ‘Girls Are a Problem’ | The New York Times

In 2016 alone, 524 women were killed in El Salvador. Opinion piece looks at victims and survivors, role of society.
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Sep 2, 2017
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El Salvador
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Cases of Femicides in Mexico since 2016: Interactive Maps

Independent civic initiative based on open data which, using geographical coordinates, has mapped 2,355 cases of femicide in Mexico since 2016.
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Jul 24, 2017
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Mexico
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