Operations
Global - femicide

UNGA Resolution 68/191 (2014) on Taking Action against Gender-related Killing of Women and Girls

11/02/2014Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
In this landmark resolution member states were invited to provide UNODC with information related to best practices and other relevant information related to the investigation and prosecution of gender-related killing of women and girls.
Global - human rights

Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action

15/09/1995Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
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.
Mexico - femicide

2005 Report on Mexico by CEDAW and Reply from the Government of Mexico | UN CEDAW

27/01/2005Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
In this 2005 report the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women decided to make public its findings and recommendations regarding the abduction, rape and murder of women in the Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, as well as the observations received from the Government of Mexico thereon.

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.
Global - femicide

Resolution on Femicide in the European Union and Latin America EURO-LAT (2014)

29/03/2014Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
The Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly published in 2014 the "Urgent Resolution on Femicide in the European Union and Latin America" where they recognize that it has not been possible to curb the increase in femicide in Latin America and Europe.
Global - VAW

Essential Services Package for Women and Girls Subject to Violence | UNODC, UNFPA, UN Women, UNDP, WHO

01/01/2018Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
These UN inter-agency service packages provide concrete guidance for health, social, police and justice services, as well as to overall governance and coordination, based on internationally agreed standards.