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Research, Analysis, Reports

Femicide Volume 8: Abuse and Femicide of the Older Women | 2017

The abuse and femicide of older women is one of the most widespread unpunished crimes. This volume aims to analyse the ways in which women, over the age of 55, are psychologically and physically mistreated around the globe.
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Nov 22, 2017
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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 25th session of the CCPCJ in May 2016

Member States, UN entities and other stakeholders organized a side events programme of more than 50 events at the 25th session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, including ACUNS
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May 23, 2016
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Femicide, Volume 6: Violence against Girls in Flight | 2016

This is the sixth volume of the ACUNS Femicide series that focuses on violence against girls
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Nov 16, 2016
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Femicide, A Global Issue that Demands Action, Volume 4: Taking Action | 2015

This is the fourth volume of the ACUNS Femicide series that focuses on taking action.
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Sep 16, 2015
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Femicide, A Global Issue that Demands Action, Volume 3: Targeting of Women in Conflict | 2015

This is the third volume of the ACUNS Femicide series with a focus on sexual violence in conflict.
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Apr 11, 2015
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Femicide, A Global Issue that Demands Action, Volume 2: Istanbul Convention | 2014

Second volume of the ACUNS Femicide series on forced marriage, VAW and the Istanbul Convention.
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May 15, 2014
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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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"Femicide"—The Power of a Name | Diana Russell

Sociologist Diana Russell has organized campaigns for decades to end violence against women. In this text she argues that labeling the most extreme form of such violence is essential to combat it.
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Landmark Documents

Vienna Declaration on Femicide | 2012

Path-breaking declaration by the participants of the 2012 Vienna Symposium on Femicide, part of the ACUNS Femicide Report Vol. 1
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Nov 26, 2012
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