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Official Data and Statistics

Terminology and Indicators for Data Collection: Rape, Femicide and Intimate Partner Violence Report | EIGE

This report lays the ground for the establishment of a measure of violence against women through the use of harmonised definitions and indicators on rape, femicide and intimate partner violence. A set of definitions and indicators are put forward.
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Nov 8, 2017
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Lithuania
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Victoria Salas: Qué Pasó Después de su Feminicidio | Victoria Salas: What Happened after her Feminicide

What happens inside a home after a feminicide? "Losing a daughter is like losing a part of your body" says Victoria Salas, the mother of Victoria, who was brutally murdered by her ex boyfriend in September 2017. This report takes a look inside her home.
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Feb 2, 2018
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Mexico

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Research, Analysis, Reports

Femicide in Mexico Has More Than Doubled Since 2007

A recent report from Mexico’s interior department, the National Women’s Institute, and UN Women reveals that violence against women is nearly as high as it was at its peak in 2012 and more than twice as high as it was in 2007.
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Feb 20, 2018
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Mexico

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American Court Opens Historic Hearing into Venezuela Rape and Torture Case

Linda Loaiza is challenging the Venezuelan state in the Inter-American Court of Human Rights over failure to deliver justice in case that highlights impunity on violence against women.
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Feb 6, 2018
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Venezuela
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Inter-American Commission on Human Rights 2003 report on Ciudad Juarez

IACHR report about the right of women in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico to be free from violence and discrimination, including recommendations to assist the Mexican State in amplifying its efforts to respect and ensure this right.
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Mar 7, 2003
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Mexico
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Advocacy, Campaigns

Cuando la Justicia no es Justa | When Justice is not Fair | Equis Mexico

In this blog entry, the feminist, human rights organization, reflects upon Mariana Lima's sentence. They are working on a specific methodology to analyze sentences in Mexico that includes a gender perspective
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Feb 9, 2018
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Mexico

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Advocacy, Campaigns

Observatorio Ciudadano Nacional del Feminicidio | National Observatory on Feminicide | Mexico

The National Observatory on Feminicide represents 49 organizations from 21 Mexican states and is considered the largest “observatory” on the femicide/feminicide dimension not only throughout the country, but also in the Latin American region.
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Feb 9, 2006
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Policies and Guidelines

Protocolo de Actuación en la Investigación del Delito de Homicidio desde la Perspectiva del Feminicidio | Mexico

This normative frameworks is particularly important in the context of Mariana Lima’s case, which happened in the State of Mexico. It serves as a practical tool for public and civil servants to sucessfully implement a gender perspective in the investigatio
publication date: 
Feb 9, 2009
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Mexico

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Latin American Model Protocol for the Investigation of Gender-related Killings of Women (femicide/feminicide)

This protocol is a practical tool, designed to be applied by the people responsible for carrying out the investigation and prosecution of these acts.
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Nov 1, 2014
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Saide Mobayed's insight:
The main objective of this document is to offer guidance and lines of action to improve the practice of those working in the justice system, forensic experts, and other specialized persons, including those acting in relation to the crime scene, the forensic laboratory, the interrogation of witnesses and suspects, the case analysis, the formulation of the indictment, or before the court.

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Landmark Documents

Beijing +5 Women 2000: Gender Equality, Development and Peace for the 21st Century

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.
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Jun 9, 2000
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48/104 Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women

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.
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Dec 20, 1993
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Research, Analysis, Reports

Proposals for Analysis and Monitoring of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights' "Cotton Field" Case Sentence, Regarding Human Rights Violations Committed by the Mexican State | Heinrich Böll Stiftung

The objective of this publication is to aid closer understanding of the contents and the monitoring of the judgment. Points and proposals that seek to facilitate analysis and debate of the sentence are highlighted.
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Feb 9, 2010
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Mexico
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