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Femicide Volume 13: Collecting Data on Femicide | UNSA Femicide Team

25/11/2020Studies, Analyses, Reports
The latest Volume in our Series provides a collection of articles on the importance of data collection on femicide, covering efforts in Canada, Latin America, India, and Turkey; as well as contributions and statements by the UN Special Rapporteur on VAW and other senior UN, EU and AU...
Latin America and the Caribbean - femicide

Problem Representations of Femicide/Feminicide Legislation in Latin America

25/05/2020Studies, Analyses, Reports
In this research article, Prof. Myrna Dawson (FWP Senior Advisor)  and Michelle Carrigan analyse the representation of femicide/feminicide legislation across Latin American countries. Their approach assesses concepts that are taken for granted within policies and...

Identifying femicide locally and globally: Understanding the utility and accessibility of sex/ gender-related motives and indicators

28/08/2020Studies, Analyses, Reports
Femicide, the gender-related killing of women and girls, has received an unprecedented rise in international attention in the past decade, prompting increased discussions about how to define and measure femicide. Following a review of definitions and indicators, this article examines the utility of...
Latin America and the Caribbean - data / data collection efforts

Numbers of feminicides in Latin America 2019 | LatinAmerica Post

24/08/2019Studies, Analyses, Reports
Overview of numbers of femicide in Latin American countries (first half of 2019), drawn from different sources such as public ministries, observatories, civil society organizations. Mexico leads the list with 470 femicides according to the Executive Secretary of the National Public Security System...
Turkey - femicide

Turkey’s femicide toll soars amid coronavirus lockdowns | Al Monitor

31/03/2020Studies, 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.

Covid-19 and VAWG: Resources for Women’s Specialist Support Services, Organisations & Researchers

04/05/2020Studies, Analyses, Reports
In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic, research shows that vulnerability and precarity of women and girls exacerbate during times of crises. Here you will find continuously updated information and materials to better understand the impact of Covid-19 in the field of violence against...