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...

A Deadly Politics of Wealth: Femicide in India | openDemocracy

02/08/2016Studies, Analyses, Reports
Census data shows that poverty and illiteracy are not key factors in India’s female genocide as many assume. The survival of girls is determined by a patriarchal politics of wealth control.

Femicide in Italy | Casa delle donne

01/11/2016Studies, Analyses, Reports
The report (in Italian language) offers an insight into the prevalence of femicide in Italy. Detailed statistics are presented on the number of women killed in Italy between 2005 and 2016. According to the data explored in the report, a total of 1395 women have been killed.
Syria - armed conflicts

Sexual and Gender-based Violence in the Syrian Arab Republic | UN OHCHR

08/03/2018Studies, Analyses, Reports
Sexual and gender-based violence against women, girls, men, and boys has been a persistent issue in Syria since the uprising in 2011. Parties to the conflict resort to sexual violence as a tool to instil fear, humiliate and punish. In this paper, the Inquiry Commission mentions that there were...

A Deadly Politics of Wealth: Femicide in India | Open Democracy

02/08/2016Studies, Analyses, Reports
Census data shows that poverty and illiteracy are not key factors in India’s female genocide as many assume. The survival of girls is determined by a patriarchal politics of wealth control.
Sweden - VAW

Exploring Best Practices in Combatting VAW: Sweden | FEMM

01/04/2018Studies, Analyses, Reports
This paper was produced by the Policy Department on Citizens’ Rights and Costitutional Affairs at the request of the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM). The paper examines the status of women in Sweden, a country known for its proven track record on gender equality: it delves...