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South Africa - femicide

South African Summit on Gender-Based Violence and Femicide | Daily Maverick

01/11/2018News
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...
  • femicide
  • South Africa
  • Summit
  • national statistics
  • ...
Global - femicide

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
  • ...
Global - femicide

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.
  • femicide
  • feminicide
  • language
  • definition
  • understanding...
Global - femicide

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.
  • WHO
  • definition
  • femicide
  • types of femicide
  • ...
Mexico - femicide

When Justice is not Fair | Equis Mexico

Research, Analysis, Report, Study
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
  • analysis
  • Mariana Lima
  • case
  • Mexico
Mexico - femicide

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights 2003 report on Ciudad Juarez

07/03/2003Research, 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.
  • IACHR
  • Ciudad Juarez
  • femicide
  • VAW
  • violence against women...
Brazil - femicide

Femicide: Narratives of Gender Crimes in Brazil | University Rio Grande do Sul

01/02/2010Research, 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.
  • Brazil
  • femicide
  • cases
  • narratives
  • deaths
  • research...
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.
  • femicide
  • Latin America
  • definition
  • statistics
  • ...
Global - femicide

UNGA Resolution 68/191 (2014) on Taking Action against Gender-related Killing of Women and Girls

11/02/2014Landmark 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.
  • femicide
  • resolution
  • General Assembly
  • UNGA
  • best practices...
Mexico - femicide

Protocolo de Actuación en la Investigación del Delito de Homicidio desde la Perspectiva del Feminicidio Mexico

25/11/2009Policies 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.
  • Mariana Lima
  • criminal investigation
  • checklist
  • framework
  • ...
Syria - armed conflicts

Sexual and Gender-based Violence in the Syrian Arab Republic | UN OHCHR

08/03/2018Research, Analysis, Report, Study
Sexual and gender-based violence against women, girls, men, and boys has been a persistent issue in Syria since the uprising in 2011. Parties to the conflict resort to sexual violence as a tool to instil fear, humiliate and punish. In this paper, the Inquiry Commission mentions that there were...
  • Syria
  • Human Rights Council
  • paper
  • sexual and gender-...
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
  • ...
Mexico - femicide

The Long Road to Justice, Prosecuting Femicide in Mexico | UN Women

29/11/2017Research, 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...
  • femicide
  • Mexico
  • Court ruling
  • UN Women
  • cases...
Ecuador - femicide

Ecuador’s History of Femicide, and the Uprising Against it | Affinity Magazine

07/02/2017Research, 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.
  • femicide
  • history
  • fight
  • Ecuadar
  • Report
  • ...
Turkey - femicide

Nearly 2,000 Women Killed in Eight Years in Turkey | Hürriyet

26/11/2017News
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...
  • femicide
  • violence against women
  • VAW
  • Turkey
  • data
  • ...
Global - femicide

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.
  • femicide
  • data
  • definition
  • research
  • violence
  • ...
Mexico - femicide

The Women of Atenco | NYT

22/09/2016Research, Analysis, Report, Study
"When President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico was still a governor, he ordered a crackdown on protesters that led to the brutal sexual assault of dozens of women. The victims took their case to international human rights officials. These are their stories..."
  • femicide
  • Mexico
  • cases
  • Mariana Lima
  • Court...
Global - femicide

Resolution on Femicide in the European Union and Latin America EURO-LAT (2014)

29/03/2014Jurisprudence
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.
  • femicide
  • Latin America
  • European Parliament
  • EUROLAT
  • ...
Global - femicide

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...
Global - femicide

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
  • National
  • ...
Global - femicide

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.
  • femicide
  • Istanbul Convention
  • VAW
  • GA resolution
  • ...
Global - armed conflicts

Femicide Volume 3: Targeting of Women in Conflict | ACUNS Vienna

01/03/2015Research, Analysis, Report, Study
  This is the third volume of the ACUNS Femicide series with a focus on sexual violence in conflict.
  • women in conflict
  • conflict
  • femicide
  • sexual violence
  • ...
Global - femicide

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)

01/01/2015Landmark Document
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...
  • femicide
  • protocol
  • guideline
  • recommendations
  • UN Women...