Operations

Why misogynistic killings need a public label | Myrna Dawson

27/04/2018Studies, 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.

Call It Femicide: Femicide in Canada 2018 | Canadian Femicide Observatory

01/01/2019Studies, 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...
Canada - femicide

Woman Killing: Intimate Femicide in Ontario 1974-1994 | Dawson, Gartner, Crawford

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.

1990-2015: 25 Years of Femicide in Ontario | OAITH

01/01/2016Studies, Analyses, Reports
This report focuses specifically on the number of women and children murdered as a result of Intimate Partner Violence in Ontario.
Venezuela - jurisdiction

American Court Opens Historic Hearing into Venezuela Rape and Torture Case | The Guardian

06/02/2018News
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.
Japan - VAW

Violations of Women's Rights in Japan

10/05/2008Studies, Analyses, Reports
This report was designed to ensure that women’s issues are brought to the attention of the UN Committee against Torture (“CAT”) in its consideration of, and response to, torture and illtreatment in Japan.