Operations
Global - VAW

UNGA Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women 48/104 (1993)

20/12/1993Landmark Document
This declaration directly addresses, in its Article 4, that States should condemn violence against women and should pursue by all appropriate means and without delay a policy of eliminating such violence.
  • UNGA
  • resolution
  • VAW
  • violence against women
  • ...
Honduras - VAW

Status of Violence Against Women in Honduras

01/06/2014Research, Analysis, Report, Study
2014 report by feminist organizations submitted to the UN Special Rapporteur on VAW: " Honduras has been rated by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) as the country with the highest homicide rate in the world from 2010 until 2012, when the most recent report was issued. From 2005...
  • Honduras
  • VAW
  • Special Rapporteur on VAW
  • Report
  • NGO
  • ...
Brazil - VAW

Video: Meet the Activists Fighting to End VAW in Brazil | UN Women

07/12/2016Advocacy, Campaign
Sueny Dos Santos Nogueira is a Brazilian activist fighting to end violence against women in her community near Rio de Janeiro. Nogueira is one of the participants of a programme by Casa da Mulher Trabalhadora (CAMTRA – the “House of Women Workers”).
  • activists
  • Brazil
  • fight
  • VAW
  • violence against women
  • ...
Afghanistan - VAW

Silence is Violence: End the Abuse of Women in Afghanistan | UNAMA, OHCHR

08/07/2009Research, Analysis, Report, Study
The report seeks to put back on the agenda some of the issues pertaining to the enjoyment of all human rights by all Afghan women that are being increasingly ignored. The problems identified in this report require further discussion and public debate.
  • abduction
  • domestic violence
  • forced marriage
  • honour killings
  • ...
Sweden - VAW

Exploring Best Practices in Combatting VAW: Sweden | FEMM

01/04/2018Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This paper was produced by the Policy Department on Citizens’ Rights and Costitutional Affairs at the request of the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM). The paper examines the status of women in Sweden, a country known for its proven track record on gender equality: it delves...
  • European Parliament
  • best practices
  • Sweden
  • VAW
  • government...
Global - VAW

Global Plan of Action: Health Systems Address Violence Against Women and Girls | WHO

19/03/2016Policies and Guidelines
This booklet includes a popular version of the violence against women and girls section of "The global plan of action" to strengthen the role of the health system within a national multisectoral response to address interpersonal violence.
  • violence against women and girls
  • VAW
  • WHO
  • health systems
  • ...
Japan - VAW

Violations of Women's Rights in Japan

10/05/2008Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This report was designed to ensure that women’s issues are brought to the attention of the UN Committee against Torture (“CAT”) in its consideration of, and response to, torture and illtreatment in Japan.
  • torture
  • violence against women
  • Japan
Global - VAW

Handbook for Legislation on Violence Against Women| Cambridge University Press

26/11/2013Policies and Guidelines
The Handbook serves as a useful tool in supporting efforts to provide justice, support, protection and remedies to victims and to hold perpetrators accountable. It first outlines the international and regional legal and policy frameworks.
  • human rights law
  • international law
  • violence against women...