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. Other European countries have already reacted to a crime that knows no borders or social class, but...
12/10/2011 — Studies, Analyses, Reports
This paper was prepared for the United Nations (UN) Expert Group Meeting on gendermotivated killings, which took place on 12 October 2011, in New York, U.S.A. The Meeting was organized by the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women (VAW), its causes and consequences, Ms....
28/11/2017 — Studies, Analyses, Reports
Regardless of the law, cases of femicide still fill the news: this worrying subject continues to arouse the interest of the media and international institutions, including those of Europe.
03/05/2017 — Studies, Analyses, Reports
Assessment of data collection efforts of European countries including major gaps.
01/01/2018 — Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
A comparison of key measures to prevent and combat violence against women.
01/03/2016 — Studies, Analyses, Reports
How does it work and how may it benefit the understanding of femicide cases? Presentation by Dr Marieke Liem, Institute of Security and Global Affairs, Leiden University