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Policies and Guidelines

Essential Services Package for Women and Girls Subject to Violence | UNODC, UNFPA, UN Women, UNDP, WHO

provides concrete guidance for health, social, police and justice services, as well as to overall governance and coordination, based on internationally agreed standards.
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Jun 30, 2017
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Research, Analysis, Reports

UN Trust Fund End VAW Annual Report | UN Women 2016

The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women’s (UN Trust Fund) 2016 Annual Report includes progress and milestones from the past year. In 2016, UN Trust Fund grantees reached 6 million people with their programmes.
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Research, Analysis, Reports

Femicide, A Global Issue that Demands Action, Volume 7: 'Establishing a Femicide Watch in Every Country' | 2017

The latest Femicide Report presented at the 2017 Crime Commission meeting on national Femicide Watches and data collection.
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May 23, 2017
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Events

Side events 26th session of the CCPCJ May 2017

Including the two major side-events organized by ACUNS Vienna on the issue of femicide
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May 23, 2017
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Landmark Documents

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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Landmark Documents

Resolution 70/176 on Taking Action against Gender-related Killing of Women and Girls | UN General Assembly 2015

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 17 December 2015 on the report of the Third Committee (A/70/490) 70/176. Taking action against gender-related killing of women and girls.
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Dec 15, 2015
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Definitions of Femicide

Femicide: The Killing of Women and Girls Around the World

This document presents key definitions and types of femicide, summarized from the ACUNS Femicide Report Volume 1
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Official Data and Statistics

UNODC: Global Study on Homicide

The Global Study on Homicide 2013 seeks to shed light on the worst of crimes - the "unlawful death purposefully inflicted on a person by another person."
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Research, Analysis, Reports

UN Special Rapporteur on VAW Simonovic: Call for Submissions on Protection Orders and Shelters

The Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences seeks to collect information on shelters and protection orders which will feed into the thematic report she will present at the 35th session of the Human Rights Council.
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Research, Analysis, Reports

WHO Global Plan of Action: Health Systems Address Violence against Women and Girls

This is 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, in particular against women.
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May 1, 2015
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Landmark Documents

Statement by the UN SRVAW at the 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) | 2017

UN Special Rapporteur on VAW Simonovic reports on activities and next thematic reports: shelters, protection orders
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Mar 24, 2017
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Research, Analysis, Reports

Femicide, Volume 5: Conflict and Terrorism | 2016

In this volume, we are looking at the latest developments on violence against women in conflict and at terrorist groups targeting women and girls.
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Sep 22, 2016
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