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Global - femicide

UN Special Rapporteur on VAW urges worldwide adoption of femicide watch or observatories | UNOHCHR

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 - femicide

2016 Report of UN Special Rapporteur on VAW on the establishment of Femicide Watches | UNOHCHR

23/09/2016Research, Studies, Analyses, Reports
In the report, the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, Dubravka Simonovic, provides an account of her activities on femicide since her previous report, with a special focus on the establishment of national "Femicide Watches"
  • UN OHCHR
  • Report
  • SRVAW
  • VAW
  • femicide
  • femicide...
Latin America and the Caribbean - femicide

Latin American Model Protocol for the Investigation of Gender-related Killings of Women (femicide/feminicide) (2015)

01/01/2015Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
This landmark protocol is a practical tool, designed to be applied by the people responsible for carrying out the investigation and prosecution of these acts. It was developed by the Regional Office for Central America of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) with the support of the...
  • femicide
  • protocol
  • guideline
  • recommendations
  • UN Women...