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What data do we have on femicide? Editorial Team

29/11/2018Official Data, Facts, Statistics
The key question that we all seek to answer is: How many women and girls are getting killed because of their gender -- also: why, by whom, and where? There are limitations to the efforts to collect comparable, reliable, gender-disaggregated data for each country or region in the world. We would...
  • data
  • data collection
  • statistics
  • UNODC
  • global studies...

2018 Study on Global Homicide: Gender-related killings of women and girls | UNODC

25/11/2018Landmark Document
This landmark study, released for the 2018 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, examines available homicide data to analyse the gender-related killing of women and girls, with a specific focus on intimate partner and family-related homicide and how this relates to the...
  • UNODC
  • femicide
  • study
  • global data
  • statistics
  • data...
Latin America and the Caribbean - VAW

Ending Violence Against Women in Latin America: Feminist Norm Setting in a Multilevel Context

23/03/2016Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This paper seeks to contribute to a more dynamic understanding of norm diffusion by examining the processes of multilevel norm setting to end VAW in Latin America.
  • VAW
  • violence against women
  • feminist theory
  • norm setting
  • ...

Femicide in Italy | Casa delle donne

01/11/2016Research, Analysis, Report, Study
The report (in Italian language) offers an insight into the prevalence of femicide in Italy. Detailed statistics are presented on the number of women killed in Italy between 2005 and 2016. According to the data explored in the report, a total of 1395 women have been killed.
  • Italy
  • femicide
  • data
  • statistics
  • 2016
  • ...

Femicide in Mexico Has More Than Doubled Since 2007 | Global Citizen

14/12/2017Research, Analysis, Report, Study
A recent report from Mexico’s interior department, the National Women’s Institute, and UN Women reveals that violence against women is nearly as high as it was at its peak in 2012 and more than twice as high as it was in 2007.
  • femicide
  • Mexico
  • data
  • statistics
  • government
  • UN...
Latin America and the Caribbean - VAW

Follow-up Mechanism to the Belém do Pará Convention (MESECVI) (2004)

01/01/2004Landmark Document
The Belém do Pará Convention established for the first time the development of mechanisms for the protection and defense of women's rights in the struggle to eliminate violence against their physical, sexual and psychological integrity, in both the public and private spheres. The effective...
  • Belém do Pará Convention
  • MESECVI
  • mechanism
  • convention
  • ...
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
  • ...

A Deadly Politics of Wealth: Femicide in India | openDemocracy

02/08/2016Research, Analysis, Report, Study
Census data shows that poverty and illiteracy are not key factors in India’s female genocide as many assume. The survival of girls is determined by a patriarchal politics of wealth control.
  • femicide
  • India
  • census data
  • data
  • statistics
  • ...
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
  • ...

Terminology and Indicators for Data Collection: Rape, Femicide and Intimate Partner Violence Report | EIGE

13/12/2017Research, Analysis, Report, Study
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.
  • femicide
  • data collection
  • terminology
  • indicators
  • intimate-...
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
  • ...

The Femicide Census Report UK 2017 | Women's Aid

20/11/2017Research, Analysis, Report, Study
The latest Femicide Census report, published in December 2017, reveals that 113 women were killed by men in England, Wales and Northern Ireland in 2016.
  • census
  • data
  • cases
  • UK
  • femicide
  • annual...

Femicide Watch 2017 about Ireland | Women's Aid

31/12/2017Research, Analysis, Report, Study
 Women's Aid report about femicides in Ireland in 2017.
  • Ireland
  • cases
  • femicide
  • data
  • statistics
  • ...

Femicide in Europe is a Widespread Issue | European Data Journalism Network

28/11/2017Research, Analysis, Report, Study
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.
  • data
  • femicide
  • Europe
  • femicide rates
  • interactive maps...
Global - VAW

White Ribbon Campaign | EIGE

01/01/2018Advocacy, Campaign
Men and boys wearing the White Ribbon declare that they will never commit, excuse, or remain silent about men's violence against women. White Ribbon is one of the world’s largest male-led campaigns to end men’s violence against women.
  • campaign
  • white ribbon
  • EIGE
  • violence against women
  • VAW...

Femicide Statistics in Uruguay | Feminicidio Uruguay

01/01/2018Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This database contains information on the gender-related killing of women in Uruguay since 2001.
  • data
  • statistics
  • femicide
  • Uruguay
  • Feminicidio
  • ...

Cases of Femicides in Mexico since 2016: Interactive Maps

01/01/2018Research, Analysis, Report, Study
Independent civic initiative based on open data which, using geographical coordinates, has mapped 2,355 cases of femicide in Mexico since 2016.
  • Mexico
  • interactive map
  • cases
  • data
  • statistics
  • ...
Global - VAW

UN Expert on Violence Against Women Urges Worldwide Adoption of Femicide Watch or Gender-related Killings Observatories | OHCHR

07/12/2017News
The UN Special Rapporteur on VAW calls for establishing a femicide watch to collect, analyze and review data at the national, regional and global level will galvanize the gathering of information on good practices with a view to protect all women and girls from gender-based violence.
  • Special Rapporteur
  • VAW
  • violence against women
  • femicide watches...

1990-2015: 25 Year's of Femicide in Ontario | OAITH

01/01/2016Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This report focuses specifically on the number of women and children murdered as a result of Intimate Partner Violence in Ontario.
  • Ontario
  • statistics
  • homicides
  • femicide
  • Canada
  • ...

Administrative data collection on rape, femicide and intimate partner violence in EU Member States | EIGE

03/05/2017Research, Analysis, Report, Study
Assessment of data collection efforts of European countries including major gaps.
  • data
  • data collection
  • comparison
  • analysis
  • Europe
  • ...

The Femicide Census Report UK 2016 | Women's Aid

07/11/2016Research, Analysis, Report, Study
The national domestic abuse charity Women’s Aid, in partnership with Karen Ingala Smith, Chief Executive of nia, released key findings from The Femicide Census Report: a ground-breaking project which for the first time allows detailed tracking on VAW and femicide cases in the UK.
  • femicide
  • census
  • UK
  • data
  • cases
  • Report
  • ...
Latin America and the Caribbean - VAW

Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence against Women "Convention of Bélem do Pará" (1994)

01/01/1994Landmark Document
The Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment, and Eradication of Violence against Women (known as the Convention of Belém do Pará) calls for the first time for the establishment of mechanisms for protecting and defending women's rights as essential to combating the phenomenon of...
  • Bélem do pará
  • convention
  • violence against women
  • VAW
  • Human...
Europe - VAW

Istanbul Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (2011) | Council of Europe

01/01/2011Landmark Document
The Istanbul Convention is the major European convention that includes a framework to prevent femicide.
  • femicide
  • VAW
  • Council of Europe
  • Istanbul Convention
  • ...

2013 Global Study on Homicide | UNODC

01/01/2018Official Data, Facts, Statistics
The Global Study on Homicide 2013 seeks to shed light on the worst of crimes - the "unlawful death purposefully inflicted on a person by another person."
  • data
  • statistics
  • homicide
  • femicide
  • global study
  • ...