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Argentina - femicide

EU-UN joined action to end femicide in Argentina | UN-EU Spotlight Initiative

22/03/2019News
European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, launched the national programme for Argentina of the EU-UN Spotlight initiative to end violence against women and girls, with a focus on femicide. Argentina is the second country in Latin America to launch a country...

Femicides in Argentina 2008 - 2017 | La Casa del Encuentro

01/01/2018Studies, Analyses, Reports
The Argentina Observatory counted 2679 femicides from 2008 until 2017, with 273 victims of femicide in 2017, according to their report.

The UK Femicide Census: 2017 Findings | Women's Aid UK

18/12/2018Studies, Analyses, Reports
This third report by the UK Femicide Census looks at 139 women who were killed by a man or where a man is the principal perpetrator/suspect in the UK in 2017.
Brazil - femicide

Femicide: Narratives of Gender Crimes in Brazil | University Rio Grande do Sul

01/02/2010Studies, Analyses, Reports
Femicides are violent deaths of women resulting from power struggles between men and women. This was a qualitative study that used the tool of narratives to analyze police investigations of female homicides in Porto Alegre, in the years from 2006 to 2010.

The Femicide Census Report UK 2016 | Women's Aid

07/11/2016Studies, Analyses, Reports
The national domestic abuse charity Women’s Aid, in partnership with Karen Ingala Smith, Chief Executive of nia, released key findings from The Femicide Census Report: a ground-breaking project which for the first time allows detailed tracking on VAW and femicide cases in the UK.
Brazil - human rights

Killing of Rio de Janeiro Councilwoman Critical of Police Rattles Brazil | NYT

15/03/2018News
Marielle Franco, a Rio de Janeiro councilwoman, was killed after she denounced police brutality. Her killing shattered the cavalier attitude that prevails in much of this megacity in the face of rising violence.