07/09/2019 — News
After the disfigured body of a woman was found in the south of France on September 1st, the French government announced a raft of measures to protect women from domestic violence. Other European countries have already reacted to a crime that knows no borders or social class, but...
12/10/2011 — Studies, Analyses, Reports
This paper was prepared for the United Nations (UN) Expert Group Meeting on gendermotivated killings, which took place on 12 October 2011, in New York, U.S.A. The Meeting was organized by the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women (VAW), its causes and consequences, Ms....
01/03/2017 — Studies, Analyses, Reports
EuroMed Rights has analysed and compared the legal and political frameworks of different countries of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East concerning the fight against gender-based violence and the protection offered to victims.
01/03/2016 — Studies, Analyses, Reports
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
01/01/2011 — Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
The Istanbul Convention is the major European convention that includes a framework to prevent femicide.