Operations
Switzerland - femicide

2016 original call for national Femicide Watches | UN SRVAW

23/09/2016Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
In her September 2016 report to the UNGA, the UN Special Rapporteur on VAW addresses the topic of femicide, or the gender-related killing of women, and proposes the establishment at the global, national and regional levels of a “femicide watch” and observatories on violence against...

Why misogynistic killings need a public label | Myrna Dawson

27/04/2018Studies, Analyses, Reports
The Toronto van attack started a public discourse in Canada about misogynistic hate crimes, as the killer was a member of an online misogynistic movement. Myrna Dawson clarifies the link between misogyny and femicide, and shows that it occurs regularly.

Call It Femicide: Femicide in Canada 2018 | Canadian Femicide Observatory

01/01/2019Studies, Analyses, Reports
Must-read report by the new Canadian Femicide Observatory CFOJA. It includes data and statistics on femicide in Canada in 2018 (148 women and girls were killed by violence), based on media reports, while also covering past and ongoing work on femicide in Canada as well as current and emerging...
Ecuador - femicide

Ecuador’s History of Femicide, and the Uprising Against it | Affinity Magazine

07/02/2017Studies, 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.
Canada - femicide

Woman Killing: Intimate Femicide in Ontario 1974-1994 | Dawson, Gartner, Crawford

Studies, Analyses, Reports
This early paper on femicide, dating back to 1999, reviews major findings from the research about women killed by their intimate partners in Ontario.

1990-2015: 25 Years of Femicide in Ontario | OAITH

01/01/2016Studies, Analyses, Reports
This report focuses specifically on the number of women and children murdered as a result of Intimate Partner Violence in Ontario.