18/11/2020 — News
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.
25/11/2020 — Policies, 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".
26/06/2020 — Studies, 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...
25/11/2020 — Studies, 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...
08/12/2020 — Events
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, ...
31/03/2020 — Studies, 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.