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Online and ICT-faciliated VAW | Vienna Femicide Team

22/03/2019Research, Studies, Analyses, Reports
Online and ICT-facilitated violence against women is a relatively new phenomenon. The scare data estimates that 23% of women have experienced online abuse or harassment at least once in their life. Saide Mobayed provides a short overview, on occasion of a symposium on this topic, held in November...
  • online violence
  • ICT-facilitated violence
  • ICT
  • symposium
  • ...

Call It Femicide: Femicide in Canada 2018 | Canadian Femicide Observatory

01/01/2019Research, Studies, Analyses, Reports
Must-read report by the new Canadian Femicide Observatory CFOJA. It includes data and statistics on femicide in Canada in 2018 (148 women and girls were killed by violence), based on media reports, while also covering past and ongoing work on femicide in Canada as well as current and emerging...
  • femicide
  • statistics
  • data
  • data collection
  • media reports...
Global - online violence

2018 Symposium on online and ICT-faciliated VAW | Vienna Femicide Team

01/09/2018Research, Studies, Analyses, Reports
On the 2018 International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (25th of November), the Femicide Team of the ACUNS Vienna Liaison Office organized a symposium on cybercrimes commited against women: "Gender Inequality in the Digital Era: Addressing Online and ICT-Facilitated...
  • online violence
  • ICT
  • symposium
  • ICT-facilitated violence
  • VAW...

The UK Femicide Census: 2017 Findings | Women's Aid UK

18/12/2018Research, Studies, Analyses, Reports
This third report by the UK Femicide Census looks at 139 women who were killed by a man or where a man is the principal perpetrator/suspect in the UK in 2017.
  • femicide
  • census
  • UK
  • statistics
  • cases
  • maps
  • ...
Global - online violence

Femicide Volume 11: Call for submissions

05/12/2018News
The Femicide Team of the ACUNS Vienna Liaison Office is preparing its next volume in the FEMICIDE publication series on the topic of "Cyber Crimes Against Women and Girls”. Attached please find our call for submissions. Deadline: February 25, 2019
  • ACUNS
  • femicide volume
  • online violence
  • cyber crime
  • ...

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...