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The Spotlight Initiative | EU and UN

Web stream of conference on EU and UN embarking on a new, global, multi-year initiative focused on eliminating all forms of violence against women and girls (VAWG) - the Spotlight Initiative.
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Oct 6, 2017
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Resolution on Femicide in the European Union and Latin America | EURO-LAT 2014

The Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly published in 2014 the "Urgent Resolution on Femicide in the European Union and Latin America" where they recognize that it has not been possible to curb the increase in femicide in Latin America and Europe.
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Jul 11, 2017

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VAW: an EU-wide Survey. Main Results Report | EU Agency for Fundamental Rights 2014

This FRA survey is the first of its kind on violence against women across the 28 Member States of the European Union (EU). It is based on interviews with 42,000 women across the EU.
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Mar 1, 2014
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VIII Conference on Feminicide / Femicide: Two Years of EU-CELAC Bi-Regional Dialogue on Gender Issues: What are the Improvements?

VIII Conference on Feminicide / Femicide: Two Years of EU-CELAC Bi-Regional Dialogue on Gender Issues: What are the Improvements?
Successes and shortcomings and elaborated concrete recommendations for the EU-CELAC Summit.
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Mar 1, 2016

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Resolution on the Murder of Women (Feminicide) in Mexico and Central America and the role of the European Union in Fighting the Phenomenon | European Parliament 2007

This resolution calls upon the region's governments and the EU institutions to ensure full compliance with the recommendations contained in the various reports and international human-rights instruments, concerning the human rights of women.
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Oct 11, 2007
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The Issue of Violence Against Women in the European Union | EP Study

This study provides an update of the 2011 study on the Issue of Violence against women in the European Union. The different forms and interrelated factors of violence against women are examined.
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Mar 1, 2016
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COST Action: The European Homicide Monitor

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Comparison of The Istanbul Convention and the CEDAW Framework | Council of Europe

A comparison of key measures to prevent and combat violence against women.
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May 1, 2011
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