Operations

Measures to address violence against women during the pandemic have been uneven and insufficient | UN WOMEN

25/11/2020Studies, Analyses, Reports
In this report, the UNDP-UN Women Global Gender Response Tracker assessed the 704 measures across 135 countries to prevent and respond to violence against women (VAW). For the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, they take a closer look at what governments are...

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...

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...

Femicide Volume 12: Living Victims of Femicide | UNSA Femicide Team

25/11/2019Studies, Analyses, Reports
This FEMICIDE XII volume, dedicated to the late Prof. Anna Costanza Baldry,  is concerned with the effects of femicide on children of the victims together with the killing of women who speak out against abuse. Good stories with a focus on Femicide Watch/Observatories; the relevance...

Interview with Angela Me, UNODC, about focus on perpetrators in fight against femicide | Femicide Team

01/03/2019Studies, Analyses, Reports
Angela Me explains why UNODC’s new global homicide report on the gender-related killing of women and girls includes a chapter on perpetrators. She calls for enhanced research and data collection to better understand men who are perpetrators of violence -- what is behind the drivers of...