01/04/2019 — News
In El Salvador, a woman is murdered every 18 hours. In 2017, 468 femicides occurred, according to the Institute of Legal Medicine. In 2018, the official number is over 300 – and growing. The article highlighs individual cases and offers explanations such as the country's culture of misogyny.
07/02/2017 — Studies, Analyses, Reports
In Ecuador early 69 percent of girls between the ages of 10 and 15 have experienced verbal, physical, and sexual abuse. Throughout the past century, Ecuador has made many legal improvements but did not directly try to stop the violence.
10/05/2008 — Studies, Analyses, Reports
This report was designed to ensure that women’s issues are brought to the attention of the UN Committee against Torture (“CAT”) in its consideration of, and response to, torture and illtreatment in Japan.