31/08/2019 — News
Israa Ghrayeb, a 21-year-old Palestinian from Bethlehem, was reportedly beaten to death by her brother because she posted a selfie with her partner a day before they were due to get engaged. As a response, activists from all around the world are calling for justice.
18/04/2016 — Studies, Analyses, Reports
In this paper, Menjívar and Drysdale Wash address how women in El Salvador experience some of the highest levels of violence in the world in the form of feminicides: killings of women in a context of impunity. This trend is widespread, and this article contributes to a broader explanation of it...
16/08/2017 — Studies, Analyses, Reports
Increasing exclusion and inequality in Honduras have posed escalating security risks for women in their homes and on the streets. In this research article, Menjívar and Walsh (2017) examine gender-based violence against women, including gender-motivated murders (feminicides),...
02/01/2018 — News
Rana Husseini is an internationally recognized award winning journalist and human rights defender who broke the silence of “honour” crimes in Jordan. She is the author of Murder in the Name of Honour.
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06/02/2018 — News
Linda Loaiza is challenging the Venezuelan state in the Inter-American Court of Human Rights over failure to deliver justice in case that highlights impunity on violence against women.