12/03/2019 — Research, 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...
01/11/2012 — Femicide 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...
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.
11/02/2014 — Featured
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.
01/02/2012 — Research, 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.
01/01/2015 — Official Data, Facts, Statistics
The International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (ICCS) provides a comprehensive framework for producing statistics on crime and criminal justice.
29/03/2014 — Policies, 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.
01/05/2017 — Research, 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.
01/01/2014 — Research, Analysis, Report, Study
Second volume of the ACUNS Femicide series on forced marriage, VAW and the Istanbul Convention.
01/01/2015 — Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This is the fourth volume of the ACUNS Femicide series that focuses on taking action.
01/05/2013 — Femicide 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.
01/01/2018 — Femicide 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...
01/01/2012 — Featured
Path-breaking declaration by the participants of the 2012 Vienna Symposium on Femicide, part of the ACUNS Femicide Report Vol. 1.