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Global - VAW

Major campaigns against VAW and femicide | Vienna Femicide Team

01/09/2018Advocacy, Campaign
Helena Gabriel provides a list of the most inspirational and effective campaigns against femicide, their purposes, outcomes and strategies.
  • campaigns
  • EU
  • femicide
  • VAW
  • Ni Una Menos
  • Argentine...
Global - online violence

2018 Symposium on online and ICT-faciliated VAW | Vienna Femicide Team

01/09/2018Research, Analysis, Report, Study
On the 2018 International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (25th of November), the Femicide Team of the ACUNS Vienna Liaison Office organized a symposium on cybercrimes commited against women: "Gender Inequality in the Digital Era: Addressing Online and ICT-Facilitated...
  • online violence
  • ICT
  • symposium
  • ICT-facilitated violence
  • VAW...

Official 2017 statistics on intimate partner violence in Germany | BKA

20/11/2018Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This BKA report (in German) provides recent statistics on all forms of intimate-partner violence in Germany. In 2017, 138.893 people suffered from violence by their intimate partner, and 147 women died from it.
  • intimate-partner violence
  • Germany
  • statistics
  • BKA
  • femicide...
Austria - online violence

Panel discussion on cyber crime against women and girls on November 26, 2018 | ACUNS Vienna

26/11/2018News
The purpose of this event is to expose the social and psychological damage and long-term effects that Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) facilitated violence against women inflict upon its victims, including online harassment by strangers and ex-boyfriends, cyber-bullying, revenge-...
  • online violence
  • ICT-facilitated violence
  • cyber crime
  • ACUNS Vienna...
Global - online violence

2018 Report on online violence by UN Special Rapporteur on VAW | UN OHCHR

14/06/2018Research, Analysis, Report, Study
 The UN Special Rapporteur on VAW, Dubravka Šimonović, analyses online violence and violence facilitated by information and communications technology (ICT) against women and girls from a human rights perspective. Report, as presented to the Human Rights Council, covers key definitions,...
  • online violence
  • VAW
  • cyber crime
  • cyber violence
  • ...
Mexico - femicide

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights 2003 report on Ciudad Juarez

07/03/2003Research, Analysis, Report, Study
IACHR report about the right of women in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico to be free from violence and discrimination, including recommendations to assist the Mexican State in amplifying its efforts to respect and ensure this right.
  • IACHR
  • Ciudad Juarez
  • femicide
  • VAW
  • violence against women...
Latin America and the Caribbean - VAW

Ending Violence Against Women in Latin America: Feminist Norm Setting in a Multilevel Context

23/03/2016Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This paper seeks to contribute to a more dynamic understanding of norm diffusion by examining the processes of multilevel norm setting to end VAW in Latin America.
  • VAW
  • violence against women
  • feminist theory
  • norm setting
  • ...

Femicide in Mexico Has More Than Doubled Since 2007 | Global Citizen

14/12/2017Research, Analysis, Report, Study
A recent report from Mexico’s interior department, the National Women’s Institute, and UN Women reveals that violence against women is nearly as high as it was at its peak in 2012 and more than twice as high as it was in 2007.
  • femicide
  • Mexico
  • data
  • statistics
  • government
  • UN...
Global - human rights

Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action

15/09/1995Featured
The Platform for Action imagines a world where each woman and girl can exercise her freedoms and choices, and realize all her rights, such as to live free from violence, to go to school, to participate in decisions and to earn equal pay for equal work.
  • Beijing Declaration
  • Platform for Action
  • VAW
  • violence against women...
Latin America and the Caribbean - VAW

Follow-up Mechanism to the Belém do Pará Convention (MESECVI) (2004)

01/01/2004Featured
The Belém do Pará Convention established for the first time the development of mechanisms for the protection and defense of women's rights in the struggle to eliminate violence against their physical, sexual and psychological integrity, in both the public and private spheres. The effective...
  • Belém do Pará Convention
  • MESECVI
  • mechanism
  • convention
  • ...

Explore the Facts: Violence Against Women | UN Women

01/01/2018Official Data, Facts, Statistics
This fantastic interactive platform exposes the various forms of abuse that women endure.
  • statistics
  • facts
  • intimate partner violence
  • violence against women...
Honduras - VAW

Status of Violence Against Women in Honduras

01/06/2014Research, Analysis, Report, Study
2014 report by feminist organizations submitted to the UN Special Rapporteur on VAW: " Honduras has been rated by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) as the country with the highest homicide rate in the world from 2010 until 2012, when the most recent report was issued. From 2005...
  • Honduras
  • VAW
  • Special Rapporteur on VAW
  • Report
  • NGO
  • ...

Key facts on VAW / intimate partner violence | WHO

29/11/2017Research, Analysis, Report, Study
WHO key facts on intimate partner violence and sexual violence, according to population-level surveys based on reports. 1 in 3, or 35%, of women have experienced physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner
  • WHO
  • surveys
  • populations
  • Fact Sheet
  • facts
  • ...
Mexico - jurisdiction

Proposals for Analysis and Monitoring of the IACHR's "Cotton Field" Case Sentence | Heinrich Böll Stiftung

01/12/2013Research, Analysis, Report, Study
The objective of this publication is to aid closer understanding of the contents and the monitoring of the Cotton Case judgement. Points and proposals that seek to facilitate analysis and debate of the sentence are highlighted.
  • Mexico
  • cotton case
  • ruling
  • prosecution
  • discrimination...
Global - VAW

UNGA Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women 48/104 (1993)

20/12/1993Featured
This declaration directly addresses, in its Article 4, that States should condemn violence against women and should pursue by all appropriate means and without delay a policy of eliminating such violence.
  • UNGA
  • resolution
  • VAW
  • violence against women
  • ...
Brazil - VAW

Video: Meet the Activists Fighting to End VAW in Brazil | UN Women

07/12/2016Advocacy, Campaign
Sueny Dos Santos Nogueira is a Brazilian activist fighting to end violence against women in her community near Rio de Janeiro. Nogueira is one of the participants of a programme by Casa da Mulher Trabalhadora (CAMTRA – the “House of Women Workers”).
  • activists
  • Brazil
  • fight
  • VAW
  • violence against women
  • ...

CEDAW General Recommendation No. 35 on Gender-based Violence Against Women

14/07/2017Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
25 years after recommendation No.19 on VAW, this document complements and updates the guidance to States parties and elaborates on the gender-based nature of this form of violence.
  • CEDAW
  • recommendations
  • gender-based violence
  • violence against women...
Turkey - femicide

Nearly 2,000 Women Killed in Eight Years in Turkey | Hürriyet

26/11/2017News
Violence against women and femicides continue to be major problems in Turkey, with statistics showing that current preventive measures are far from sufficient. Nearly 2,000 women have been killed over the past eight years in Turkey, according to statistics gathered by a website tracking femicides...
  • femicide
  • violence against women
  • VAW
  • Turkey
  • data
  • ...
Global - VAW

White Ribbon Campaign | EIGE

01/01/2018Advocacy, Campaign
Men and boys wearing the White Ribbon declare that they will never commit, excuse, or remain silent about men's violence against women. White Ribbon is one of the world’s largest male-led campaigns to end men’s violence against women.
  • campaign
  • white ribbon
  • EIGE
  • violence against women
  • VAW...
Global - VAW

UN Expert on Violence Against Women Urges Worldwide Adoption of Femicide Watch or Gender-related Killings Observatories | OHCHR

07/12/2017News
The UN Special Rapporteur on VAW calls for establishing a femicide watch to collect, analyze and review data at the national, regional and global level will galvanize the gathering of information on good practices with a view to protect all women and girls from gender-based violence.
  • Special Rapporteur
  • VAW
  • violence against women
  • femicide watches...
Global - elderly women

Femicide Volume 8: Abuse and Femicide of the Older Women | ACUNS Vienna

01/11/2017Research, Analysis, Report, Study
  The abuse and femicide of older women is one of the most widespread unpunished crimes. This volume aims to analyse the ways in which women, over the age of 55, are psychologically and physically mistreated around the globe.
  • femicide
  • elderly women
  • older women
  • abuse
  • violence against...
Global - femicide

Femicide Volume 2: Istanbul Convention | ACUNS Vienna

01/01/2014Research, Analysis, Report, Study
  Second volume of the ACUNS Femicide series on forced marriage, VAW and the Istanbul Convention.
  • femicide
  • Istanbul Convention
  • VAW
  • GA resolution
  • ...
Global - femicide

Femicide Volume 4: Taking Action | ACUNS Vienna

01/01/2015Research, Analysis, Report, Study
  This is the fourth volume of the ACUNS Femicide series that focuses on taking action.
  • resolutions
  • General Assembly
  • Special Rapporteur on VAW
  • femicide...
Global - girls

Femicide Volume 6: Violence against Girls in Flight | ACUNS Vienna

01/11/2016Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This is the sixth volume of the ACUNS Femicide series that focuses on violence against girls
  • VAW
  • girls
  • flight
  • girl refugees
  • displaced girls
  • ...