07/09/2019 — News
After the disfigured body of a woman was found in the south of France on September 1st, the French government announced a raft of measures to protect women from domestic violence. French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced €5m (£4.5m) to help fight femicide. The picture...
12/10/2011 — Studies, Analyses, Reports
This paper was prepared for the United Nations (UN) Expert Group Meeting on gendermotivated killings, which took place on 12 October 2011, in New York, U.S.A. The Meeting was organized by the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women (VAW), its causes and consequences, Ms....
15/03/2019 — Policies, 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...
13/12/2017 — Studies, Analyses, Reports
This report lays the ground for the establishment of a measure of violence against women through the use of harmonised definitions and indicators on rape, femicide and intimate partner violence. A set of definitions and indicators are put forward.
28/11/2017 — Studies, Analyses, Reports
Regardless of the law, cases of femicide still fill the news: this worrying subject continues to arouse the interest of the media and international institutions, including those of Europe.
03/05/2017 — Studies, Analyses, Reports
Assessment of data collection efforts of European countries including major gaps.