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Femicide Volume 1: A Global Issue that Demands Action

12/03/2019Research, Analysis, Report, Study
On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Vienna Liaison Office of ACUNS organized a one-day symposium on femicide in the United Nations (UN) Office in Vienna. Member State representatives, social scientists, NGO representatives, law enforcement...
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Strategies to advance global struggle against femicide: Diana Russell at U.N. Symposium on Femicide 2012

01/11/2012Femicide Definitions
Dr. Russell's article, "Best Strategies to Advance the Global Struggle Against Femicide," is a considerably revised and much lengthier version of her concluding speech at the U.N. Symposium on Femicide in Vienna, Austria, in November 2012. After describing her efforts to disseminate...
  • Diana Russell
  • United Nations
  • femicide
  • feminicide
  • femicidio...
Latin America and the Caribbean - femicide

Femicide Is On the Rise and Hidden in Plain View | NP Quarterly

07/12/2018News
Article on Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad and the link between the migrant caravan in Latin America and the dramatic rise of femicide in Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador
  • Honduras
  • Guatemala
  • El Salvador
  • Iraq
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Femicide Volume 9: Femicide, State Accountability and Punishment | ACUNS Vienna

01/05/2018Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This volume of our Femicide publication series deals with state and international responsibility.
  • state accountability
  • femicide
  • government
  • responsibility
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Linguistic Cracks in the use of the term femicide | Oxford Human Rights Hub

24/06/2016Femicide 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.
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  • feminicide
  • language
  • definition
  • understanding...
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Understanding Femicide | WHO

01/01/2012Femicide 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.
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  • definition
  • femicide
  • types of femicide
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Latin America and the Caribbean - femicide

5 Countries in Latin America Where Femicide Is At Its Worst | Elite Daily

19/06/2015Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This report provides an overview of femicide in 5 Latin American countries.
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  • Latin America
  • definition
  • statistics
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UNGA Resolution 68/191 (2014) on Taking Action against Gender-related Killing of Women and Girls

11/02/2014Featured
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.
  • femicide
  • resolution
  • General Assembly
  • UNGA
  • best practices...
Latin America and the Caribbean - femicide

Feminicide: A Global Phenomenon 5th ed. | Heinrich Böll Stiftung

01/08/2017Research, 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...
  • femicide
  • abortion
  • Istanbul Convention
  • global phenomenon
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Lethal forms of femicide | Small Arms Survey

01/02/2012Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This Research Note examines lethal forms of violence against women. It defines femicide and relies on the disaggregated data on femicides produced for the Global Burden of Armed Violence in 2011.
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  • data
  • definition
  • research
  • violence
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2015 International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (ICCS) | UNODC

01/01/2015Official Data, Facts, Statistics
  The International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (ICCS) provides a comprehensive framework for producing statistics on crime and criminal justice.
  • UNODC
  • classification
  • criminal statistics
  • statistics
  • ICCS...
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Resolution on Femicide in the European Union and Latin America EURO-LAT (2014)

29/03/2014Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
The Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly published in 2014 the "Urgent Resolution on Femicide in the European Union and Latin America" where they recognize that it has not been possible to curb the increase in femicide in Latin America and Europe.
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  • Latin America
  • European Parliament
  • EUROLAT
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Femicide Volume 7: Establishing a Femicide Watch in Every Country | ACUNS Vienna

01/05/2017Research, Analysis, Report, Study
  Femicide Report presented at the 2017 Crime Commission meeting on national Femicide Watches and data collection, as called for by the UN Special Rapporteur on VAW.
  • femicide
  • femicide watches
  • Special Rapporteur on VAW
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Femicide Volume 2: Istanbul Convention | ACUNS Vienna

01/01/2014Research, Analysis, Report, Study
  Second volume of the ACUNS Femicide series on forced marriage, VAW and the Istanbul Convention.
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  • VAW
  • GA resolution
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Femicide Volume 4: Taking Action | ACUNS Vienna

01/01/2015Research, Analysis, Report, Study
  This is the fourth volume of the ACUNS Femicide series that focuses on taking action.
  • resolutions
  • General Assembly
  • Special Rapporteur on VAW
  • femicide...
Latin America and the Caribbean - femicide

Latin American Model Protocol for the Investigation of Gender-related Killings of Women (femicide/feminicide) (2015)

01/01/2015Featured
This protocol is a practical tool, designed to be applied by the people responsible for carrying out the investigation and prosecution of these acts. It was developed by the Regional Office for Central America of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) with the support of the Americas and...
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  • protocol
  • guideline
  • recommendations
  • UN Women...
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"Femicide"—The Power of a Name | Diana Russell

01/05/2013Femicide Definitions
Sociologist Diana Russell has organized campaigns for decades to end violence against women. In this text she argues that labeling the most extreme form of such violence is essential to combat it. The following full text passage is part of the ACUNS Vienna Femicide Report Volume 1, pages 19-20.
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The European Homicide Monitor | COST Action

01/03/2016Research, Analysis, Report, Study
How does it work and how may it benefit the  understanding of femicide cases? Presentation by Dr Marieke Liem, Institute of Security and Global Affairs, Leiden University
  • data collection
  • data
  • cases
  • monitoring
  • Europe
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What do we mean by femicide? | Editorial Team

01/01/2018Femicide Definitions
Trying to agree upon a global homogeneous definition of the killing of women and girls based on their gender is highly complex: its meaning varies according to the point of view, context, and discipline from which it is being examined, as well as its scope, content and implications rely on how it...
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  • categories of femicide
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Vienna Declaration on Femicide | 2012

01/01/2012Featured
Path-breaking declaration by the participants of the 2012 Vienna Symposium on Femicide, part of the ACUNS Femicide Report Vol. 1.
  • declaration
  • femicide
  • UN