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Mexico - jurisdiction

Proposals for Analysis and Monitoring of the IACHR's "Cotton Field" Case Sentence | Heinrich Böll Stiftung

01/12/2013Jurisprudence
The objective of this publication is to aid closer understanding of the contents and the monitoring of the Cotton Case judgement. Points and proposals that seek to facilitate analysis and debate of the sentence are highlighted.
  • Mexico
  • cotton case
  • ruling
  • prosecution
  • discrimination...
Global - human rights

Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action

15/09/1995Landmark Document
The Platform for Action imagines a world where each woman and girl can exercise her freedoms and choices, and realize all her rights, such as to live free from violence, to go to school, to participate in decisions and to earn equal pay for equal work.
  • Beijing Declaration
  • Platform for Action
  • VAW
  • violence against women...
Guatemala - jurisdiction

Femicide Law Guatemala (2008)

02/05/2008Research, Analysis, Report, Study
The Guatemalan Femicide Law was approved by 112 out of 158 members of Congress. Hundreds of women have been brutally killed in Guatemala.
  • femicide
  • Law
  • jurisdiction
  • Guatemala
Mexico - jurisdiction

Gonzalez, Monreal and Monarrez ("Cotton Field") v. Mexico | LSE

01/01/2009Research, Analysis, Report, Study
In 2009 the IACHR recognised that the disappearances and murders of three women in Mexico were gender-based and perpetrated in the known context of violence against women in Ciudad Juarez. Hence, it prosecuted the Mexican nation-state for such crimes.
  • IACHR
  • ruling
  • Ciudad Juarez
  • cotton field
  • case
  • ...
Venezuela - jurisdiction

American Court Opens Historic Hearing into Venezuela Rape and Torture Case | The Guardian

06/02/2018News
Linda Loaiza is challenging the Venezuelan state in the Inter-American Court of Human Rights over failure to deliver justice in case that highlights impunity on violence against women.
  • IACHR
  • rape
  • torture
  • advocacy
  • Venezuela
  • ...
Brazil - human rights

Killing of Rio de Janeiro Councilwoman Critical of Police Rattles Brazil | NYT

15/03/2018News
Marielle Franco, a Rio de Janeiro councilwoman, was killed after she denounced police brutality. Her killing shattered the cavalier attitude that prevails in much of this megacity in the face of rising violence.
  • femicide
  • Brazil
  • violence against women
  • Human Rights...