The Handbook serves as a useful tool in supporting efforts to provide justice, support, protection and remedies to victims and to hold perpetrators accountable. It first outlines the international and regional legal and policy frameworks.
This book is a significant and original contribution to human rights literature that is firmly grounded in feminist theory applied to the law, institutions and practice of the United Nations human rights system.
This report is a compilation of current data and information on the Situations before the ICC, including those under preliminary examination as well as an overview of every case brought before the ICC, with a particular focus on gender‑based crimes.
The Global status report on violence prevention 2014, which reflects data from 133 countries, is the first report of its kind to assess national efforts to address interpersonal violence, namely child maltreatment, et al.
This booklet includes a popular version of the violence against women and girls section of The global plan of action to strengthen the role of the health system within a national multisectoral response to address interpersonal violence.
Population-level surveys based on reports from victims provide the most accurate estimates of the prevalence of intimate partner violence and sexual violence: 1 in 3, or 35%, of women have experienced physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner
Whether at home, on the streets or during war, violence against women and girls is a human rights violation of pandemic proportions that takes place in public and private spaces.This fantastic interactive platform exposes the various abuses women endure.
Femicide is a crime that discriminates. It is not just the murder of women, but the murder of women because they are women. In many cultures and societies, this violence has long been accepted and encouraged.
Five years after, the UN General Assembly held a review of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, where two major areas—violence and poverty—were pointed to be major obstacles to gender equality worldwide.
This declaration directly addresses, in its Article 4, that States should condemn violence against women and should pursue by all appropriate means and without delay a policy of eliminating such violence.