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Online and ICT-faciliated VAW | Vienna Femicide Team

22/03/2019Studies, Analyses, Reports
Online and ICT-facilitated violence against women is a relatively new phenomenon. The scare data estimates that 23% of women have experienced online abuse or harassment at least once in their life. Saide Mobayed provides a short overview, on occasion of a symposium on this topic, held in November...
Global - femicide

Femicide Volume 1: A Global Issue that Demands Action | ACUNS Vienna

01/05/2013Studies, Analyses, Reports
On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Vienna Liaison Office of ACUNS organized a one-day symposium on femicide in the United Nations (UN) Office in Vienna. Member State representatives, social scientists, NGO representatives, law enforcement...
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Strategies to advance global struggle against femicide: Diana Russell at U.N. Symposium on Femicide 2012

01/11/2012Femicide Definitions
Dr. Russell's article, "Best Strategies to Advance the Global Struggle Against Femicide," is a considerably revised and much lengthier version of her concluding speech at the U.N. Symposium on Femicide in Vienna, Austria, in November 2012. After describing her efforts to disseminate...
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Linguistic Cracks in the use of the term femicide | Oxford Human Rights Hub

24/06/2016Femicide Definitions
In this article, the author explains how the terms femicide and feminicide have developed along different lines, why the Western notion of femicide tends to overlook the cause and reason of a women's death, and argues for a narrower understanding.
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Understanding Femicide | WHO

01/01/2012Femicide Definitions
This 2012 information sheet on femicide, including a definition and an overview of the different types of femicide, is part of a series produced by WHO and PAHO to review the evidence base on aspects of violence against women.

2019 Study on Global Homicide: Gender-related killings of women and girls | UNODC

08/07/2019Official Data, Facts, Statistics
This landmark study, first released for the 2018 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, examines available homicide data to analyse the gender-related killing of women and girls, with a specific focus on intimate partner and family-related homicide and how this relates to...