07/09/2019 — News
After the disfigured body of a woman was found in the south of France on September 1st, the French government announced a raft of measures to protect women from domestic violence. French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced €5m (£4.5m) to help fight femicide. The picture...
27/04/2018 — Studies, Analyses, Reports
The Toronto van attack started a public discourse in Canada about misogynistic hate crimes, as the killer was a member of an online misogynistic movement. Myrna Dawson clarifies the link between misogyny and femicide, and shows that it occurs regularly.
01/01/2019 — Studies, Analyses, Reports
Must-read report by the new Canadian Femicide Observatory CFOJA. It includes data and statistics on femicide in Canada in 2018 (148 women and girls were killed by violence), based on media reports, while also covering past and ongoing work on femicide in Canada as well as current and emerging...
— Studies, Analyses, Reports
This early paper on femicide, dating back to 1999, reviews major findings from the research about women killed by their intimate partners in Ontario.
01/01/2016 — Studies, Analyses, Reports
This report focuses specifically on the number of women and children murdered as a result of Intimate Partner Violence in Ontario.
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.