Operations
Latin America and the Caribbean - jurisdiction

Inter-American Model Law on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of the Gender-Related Killing of Women and Girls | OAS

15/03/2019Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
Even though the Committee of Experts (CEVI) of the OAS adopted the Declaration on Femicide more than ten years ago, the gap between the existence of laws that criminalize this behavior and the punishment of those responsible for the crimes, unfortunately, persists. This new Inter-American...
Switzerland - femicide

2016 original call for national Femicide Watches | UN SRVAW

23/09/2016Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
In her September 2016 report to the UNGA, the UN Special Rapporteur on VAW addresses the topic of femicide, or the gender-related killing of women, and proposes the establishment at the global, national and regional levels of a “femicide watch” and observatories on violence against...
Global - VAW

Major campaigns against VAW and femicide | Vienna Femicide Team

01/09/2018Grassroots, Advocacy, Campaigns
Helena Gabriel, member of the Vienna Femicide Team, provides a list of the most inspirational and effective campaigns against femicide, their purposes, outcomes and strategies.
Mexico - femicide

Protocolo de Actuación en la Investigación del Delito de Homicidio desde la Perspectiva del Feminicidio Mexico

25/11/2009Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
This normative frameworks by "Para el Instituto Nacional de las Mujere"s is particularly important in the context of Mariana Lima’s case. It serves as a practical tool for public and civil servants in Mexico to sucessfully implement a gender perspective in the investigation of homicides.
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.