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Afghan TV presenter Mena Mangal shot in Kabul | RFERL

13/05/2019News
Afghan politicians and women's rights activists are demanding justice after a political adviser and former prominent TV presenter was murdered in broad daylight. According to her family, it was a case of intimate-partner violence.
  • Afghanistan
  • domestic violence
  • intimate-partner violence
  • femicide...
Turkey - femicide

Femicides in Turkey in 2018 | We Stop Femicide Platform

07/01/2019Studies, Analyses, Reports
In 2018, 440 women were murdered and 317 women were sexually assaulted by men, according to this report of the "We Stop Femicide Platform". Also, 1217 cases of child abuse were covered in the media and 26 children were killed
  • data
  • femicide
  • data collection
  • platform
  • Turkey
  • ...

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.
  • misogyny
  • hate crime
  • femicide
  • gender hate crime
  • ...

Responses to UNSR VAW Call for Femicide Data since 2016 | UN OHCHR

01/01/2018Official Data, Facts, Statistics
In her report to the General Assembly A/71/398, of 23 September 2016 the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, it’s causes and consequences (UNSRVAW), Dubravka Simonovic, called for the prevention of femicide as well as the establishment of femicide watches and/or observatories on...
  • femicide
  • data
  • data collection
  • femicide watch
  • observatory...
Mexico - femicide

Increasing femicide rates in Mexico | The Guardian

14/12/2017News
Of more than 50,000 killings of women since 1985, nearly a third took place in last six years (2001 - 2017), official report says, issued by Mexico’s interior department, the country’s National Women’s Institute and the UN Women agency
  • femicide
  • Mexico
  • Report
  • data
  • statistics
  • UN Women...
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...
  • Argentina
  • national program
  • femicide
  • UN-EU Spotlight
  • ...