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Latin American Model Protocol for the Investigation of Gender-related Killings of Women (femicide/feminicide) (2015)

January 1, 2015 — Landmark Document

This protocol is a practical tool, designed to be applied by the people responsible for carrying out the investigation and prosecution of these acts. It was developed by the Regional Office for Central America of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) with the support of the Americas and the Caribbean Regional Office of UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), in the framework of the UN Secretary General’s Campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women.