01/11/2018 — News
Report about the National Summit on Gender-based Violence and Femicide in Centurion, South Africa, in early November. Civil society representatives directly addressed President Cyril Ramaphosa with with 24 demands. The stats of femicide last year in the 2017/18 financial year, according to the...
29/11/2018 — Official 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...
01/05/2018 — Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This volume of our Femicide publication series deals with state and international responsibility.
24/06/2016 — Femicide Definitions
In this article, the author explains how the terms femicide and feminicide have developed along different lines, why the Western notion of femicide tends to overlook the cause and reason of a women's death, and argues for a narrower understanding.
01/01/2012 — Femicide Definitions
This 2012 information sheet on femicide, including a definition and an overview of the different types of femicide, is part of a series produced by WHO and PAHO to review the evidence base on aspects of violence against women.
25/11/2018 — Landmark 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...
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In this blog entry (in Spanish), the feminist, human rights organization, reflects upon Mariana Lima's sentence. They are working on a specific methodology to analyze sentences in Mexico that includes a gender perspective
07/03/2003 — Research, Analysis, Report, Study
IACHR report about the right of women in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico to be free from violence and discrimination, including recommendations to assist the Mexican State in amplifying its efforts to respect and ensure this right.
01/02/2010 — Research, Analysis, Report, Study
Femicides are violent deaths of women resulting from power struggles between men and women. This was a qualitative study that used the tool of narratives to analyze police investigations of female homicides in Porto Alegre, in the years from 2006 to 2010.
01/11/2016 — Research, 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.
14/12/2017 — Research, 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.
Latin America and the Caribbean - femicide
19/06/2015 — Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This report provides an overview of femicide in 5 Latin American countries.
11/02/2014 — Landmark Document
In this resolution member states were invited to provide UNODC with information related to best practices and other relevant information related to the investigation and prosecution of gender-related killing of women and girls.
02/08/2016 — Research, 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.
25/11/2009 — Policies and Guidelines
This normative frameworks by "Para el Instituto Nacional de las Mujere"s is particularly important in the context of Mariana Lima’s case. It serves as a practical tool for public and civil servants in Mexico to sucessfully implement a gender perspective in the investigation of homicides.
13/12/2017 — Research, 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.
Latin America and the Caribbean - femicide
01/08/2017 — Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This publication presents articles written by prominent feminists, women´s human rights activists, academics and representatives from civil society in Latin American (LA) and the European Union (EU) regarding the mass demonstrations of feminicide. The fifth edition of “Feminicide: A Global...
29/11/2017 — Research, Analysis, Report, Study
In 2017, the first-ever permanent exhibition on femicide in Mexico titled, "Feminicidio en México. ¡Ya basta!” (Femicide in Mexico. Enough is enough!) opened in the Museum of Memory and Tolerance, organized by UN Women, National Citizens' Observatory on Femicide, Católicas por el Derecho a Decidir...
20/11/2017 — Research, 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.
31/12/2017 — Research, Analysis, Report, Study
Women's Aid report about femicides in Ireland in 2017.
07/02/2017 — Research, Analysis, Report, Study
In Ecuador early 69 percent of girls between the ages of 10 and 15 have experienced verbal, physical, and sexual abuse. Throughout the past century, Ecuador has made many legal improvements but did not directly try to stop the violence.
28/11/2017 — Research, 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.
26/11/2017 — News
Violence against women and femicides continue to be major problems in Turkey, with statistics showing that current preventive measures are far from sufficient. Nearly 2,000 women have been killed over the past eight years in Turkey, according to statistics gathered by a website tracking femicides...
01/01/2018 — Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This database contains information on the gender-related killing of women in Uruguay since 2001.