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COVID-19 wave of violence against women shows EU countries still lack proper safeguards | EIGE

18/11/2020News
This article from the EU agency discusses its two new studies assessing measures Member States took to protect women during the pandemic and the need for further support.  

SRVAW Dubravka Šimonovic on the 'pandemic of femicide' | UN OHCHR

25/11/2020Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
This statement issued by Dubravka Šimonovic, special rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, reiterates her call for States to establish national femicide watches or observatories around the world to end the "pandemic of femicide". 
United Kingdom - femicide

Urgent dental and maxillofacial care for domestic abuse victims during COVID-19

26/06/2020Studies, Analyses, Reports
This paper, originally published in the British Dental Journal, is aimed at raising awareness for those working in dental and oral and maxillofacial care to identify and support patients who are victims of abuse. It also provides guidance on how to make the appropiate referrals...

Measures to address violence against women during the pandemic have been uneven and insufficient | UN WOMEN

25/11/2020Studies, Analyses, Reports
In this report, the UNDP-UN Women Global Gender Response Tracker assessed the 704 measures across 135 countries to prevent and respond to violence against women (VAW). For the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, they take a closer look at what governments are...

Why Collecting Data on Femicide Matters Event—Dec 8th, 18:00 (CET), ZOOM

08/12/2020Events
Why collecting data on femicide matters? In collaboration with UNODC and SAGE (Students Advocating for Gender Equality),  UNSA Vienna is hosting, on December 8, an online event to talk about the paramount importance that data collection on femicide has. On this occasion, ...
Turkey - femicide

Turkey’s femicide toll soars amid coronavirus lockdowns | Al Monitor

31/03/2020Studies, Analyses, Reports
At least 18 women have been killed across Turkey, 12 of them at home, since March 11, when Ankara confirmed its first COVID-19 case, according to the We Will Stop Femicide Platform, a civic group dedicated to fighting violence against women.