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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...

Standardisation of femicide data: key lessons | LSE Blog

08/08/2019Official Data, Facts, Statistics
In this blog entry Silvana Fumega, research and policy director of the Latin American Initiative for Open Data Latin American Initiative for Open Data, addresses how the increased visibility of femicide in Latin America has not led to improved systems for recording cases, even though this...
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...

Responses to UN SRVAW Call for Femicide Data since 2016 | UN OHCHR

01/01/2018Official Data, Facts, Statistics
In her report to the General Assembly A/71/398, of 23 September 2016 the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, it’s causes and consequences (UNSRVAW), Dubravka Simonovic, called for the prevention of femicide as well as the establishment of femicide watches and/or observatories on...
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.

What data do we have on femicide? Editorial Team

29/11/2018Official Data, Facts, Statistics
The key question that we all seek to answer is: How many women and girls are getting killed because of their gender -- also: why, by whom, and where? There are limitations to the efforts to collect comparable, reliable, gender-disaggregated data for each country or region in the world. We would...