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Covid-19 and VAWG: Resources for Women’s Specialist Support Services, Organisations & Researchers

04/05/2020Studies, Analyses, Reports
In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic, research shows that vulnerability and precarity of women and girls exacerbate during times of crises. Here you will find continuously updated information and materials to better understand the impact of Covid-19 in the field of violence against...

Afghan TV presenter Mena Mangal shot in Kabul | RFERL

13/05/2019News
Afghan politicians and women's rights activists are demanding justice after a political adviser and former prominent TV presenter was murdered in broad daylight. According to her family, it was a case of intimate-partner violence.

The Femicide Census Report UK 2017 | Women's Aid

20/11/2017Studies, Analyses, Reports
The latest Femicide Census report, published in December 2017, reveals that 113 women were killed by men in England, Wales and Northern Ireland in 2016.
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Silence is Violence: End the Abuse of Women in Afghanistan | UNAMA, OHCHR

08/07/2009Studies, Analyses, Reports
The report seeks to put back on the agenda some of the issues pertaining to the enjoyment of all human rights by all Afghan women that are being increasingly ignored. The problems identified in this report require further discussion and public debate.

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

08/11/2017Official Data, Facts, Statistics
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.

Prevalence of intimate partner violence and sexual violence | WHO

19/11/2017Official Data, Facts, Statistics
Population-level surveys based on reports from victims provide the most accurate estimates of the prevalence of intimate partner violence and sexual violence: 1 in 3, or 35%, of women have experienced physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner