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El Salvador - femicide

Impunity and Multisided Violence in the Lives of Latin American Women: El Salvador in Comparative Perspective | Current Sociology

18/04/2016Studies, Analyses, Reports
In this paper, Menjívar and Drysdale Wash address how women in El Salvador experience some of the highest levels of violence in the world in the form of feminicides: killings of women in a context of impunity. This trend is widespread, and this article contributes to a broader explanation of it...
Honduras - femicide

The Architecture of Feminicide: The State, Inequalities, and Everyday Gender Violence in Honduras | LARR

16/08/2017Studies, Analyses, Reports
Increasing exclusion and inequality in Honduras have posed escalating security risks for women in their homes and on the streets. In this research article,  Menjívar and Walsh (2017) examine gender-based violence against women, including gender-motivated murders (feminicides),...
Global - online violence

Femicide Volume 11: Cyber Crimes against Women and Girls | UNSA Femicide Team

20/05/2019Studies, Analyses, Reports
This volume  again compiles strategies, best practices and innovative approaches, serves as a platform for, and provides practical support to anybody who wishes to prevent, investigate, prosecute, and punish VAW and gender-related killings of women and girls, i.e. femicide. The second section...
Global - online violence

Online and ICT-faciliated VAW | Vienna Femicide Team

22/03/2019Studies, Analyses, Reports
Online and ICT-facilitated violence against women is a relatively new phenomenon. The scare data estimates that 23% of women have experienced online abuse or harassment at least once in their life. Saide Mobayed provides a short overview, on occasion of a symposium on this topic, held in November...
Global - online violence

2018 Symposium on online and ICT-faciliated VAW | Vienna Femicide Team

01/09/2018Studies, Analyses, Reports
On the 2018 International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (25th of November), the Femicide Team of the ACUNS Vienna Liaison Office organized a symposium on cybercrimes commited against women: "Gender Inequality in the Digital Era: Addressing Online and ICT-Facilitated...
Global - online violence

2018 Report on online violence by UN Special Rapporteur on VAW | UN OHCHR

18/06/2018Studies, Analyses, Reports
 In her report to the Human Rights Council, the UN Special Rapporteur on VAW, Dubravka Šimonović, analyses online violence and violence facilitated by information and communications technology (ICT) against women and girls from a human rights perspective. The report covers key definitions,...