18/11/2020 — News
This article from the EU agency discusses its two new studies assessing measures Member States took to protect women during the pandemic and the need for further support.
11/06/2020 — News
This article on the London School of Economics blog examines how the COVID-19 pandemic has brought further awareness to violence against women and questions why EU member states have still not dealt with flagrant structural gendered inequalities in their countries.
25/11/2020 — Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
This statement issued by Dubravka Šimonovic, special rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, reiterates her call for States to establish national femicide watches or observatories around the world to end the "pandemic of femicide".
01/10/2020 — Multimedia: Podcasts, Videos
As part of its Education for Initiative (E4J) podcast series, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) discusses data collection of femicide and violence against women with expert Dr Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Australia.
25/11/2020 — Studies, Analyses, Reports
In this report, the UNDP-UN Women Global Gender Response Tracker assessed the 704 measures across 135 countries to prevent and respond to violence against women (VAW). For the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, they take a closer look at what governments are...
28/08/2020 — Studies, Analyses, Reports
Femicide, the gender-related killing of women and girls, has received an unprecedented rise in international attention in the past decade, prompting increased discussions about how to define and measure femicide. Following a review of definitions and indicators, this article examines the utility of...