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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 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...
Brazil - VAW

Video: Meet the Activists Fighting to End VAW in Brazil | UN Women

07/12/2016Advocacy, Campaign
Sueny Dos Santos Nogueira is a Brazilian activist fighting to end violence against women in her community near Rio de Janeiro. Nogueira is one of the participants of a programme by Casa da Mulher Trabalhadora (CAMTRA – the “House of Women Workers”).
  • activists
  • Brazil
  • fight
  • VAW
  • violence against women
  • ...

The Femicide Census Report UK 2017 | Women's Aid

20/11/2017Research, Analysis, Report, Study
The latest Femicide Census report, published in December 2017, reveals that 113 women were killed by men in England, Wales and Northern Ireland in 2016.
  • census
  • data
  • cases
  • UK
  • femicide
  • annual...
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

Femicide Watch 2017 about Ireland | Women's Aid

31/12/2017Research, Analysis, Report, Study
 Women's Aid report about femicides in Ireland in 2017.
  • Ireland
  • cases
  • femicide
  • data
  • statistics
  • ...
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
  • ...

Femicide in Europe is a Widespread Issue | European Data Journalism Network

28/11/2017Research, Analysis, Report, Study
Regardless of the law, cases of femicide still fill the news: this worrying subject continues to arouse the interest of the media and international institutions, including those of Europe.
  • data
  • femicide
  • Europe
  • femicide rates
  • interactive maps...

CEDAW General Recommendation No. 35 on Gender-based Violence Against Women

14/07/2017Policies and Guidelines
25 years after recommendation No.19 on VAW, this document complements and updates the guidance to States parties and elaborates on the gender-based nature of this form of violence.
  • CEDAW
  • recommendations
  • gender-based violence
  • violence against women...
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 - VAW

White Ribbon Campaign | EIGE

01/01/2018Advocacy, Campaign
Men and boys wearing the White Ribbon declare that they will never commit, excuse, or remain silent about men's violence against women. White Ribbon is one of the world’s largest male-led campaigns to end men’s violence against women.
  • campaign
  • white ribbon
  • EIGE
  • violence against women
  • VAW...

Femicide Statistics in Uruguay | Feminicidio Uruguay

01/01/2018Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This database contains information on the gender-related killing of women in Uruguay since 2001.
  • data
  • statistics
  • femicide
  • Uruguay
  • Feminicidio
  • ...

Cases of Femicides in Mexico since 2016: Interactive Maps

01/01/2018Research, Analysis, Report, Study
Independent civic initiative based on open data which, using geographical coordinates, has mapped 2,355 cases of femicide in Mexico since 2016.
  • Mexico
  • interactive map
  • cases
  • data
  • statistics
  • ...
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
  • ...
Global - VAW

UN Expert on Violence Against Women Urges Worldwide Adoption of Femicide Watch or Gender-related Killings Observatories | OHCHR

07/12/2017News
The UN Special Rapporteur on VAW calls for establishing a femicide watch to collect, analyze and review data at the national, regional and global level will galvanize the gathering of information on good practices with a view to protect all women and girls from gender-based violence.
  • Special Rapporteur
  • VAW
  • violence against women
  • femicide watches...
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

Femicide Volume 8: Abuse and Femicide of the Older Women | ACUNS

01/12/2017Research, Analysis, Report, Study
The abuse and femicide of older women is one of the most widespread unpunished crimes. This volume aims to analyse the ways in which women, over the age of 55, are psychologically and physically mistreated around the globe.
  • femicide
  • elderly women
  • older women
  • abuse
  • violence against...

1990-2015: 25 Year's of Femicide in Ontario | OAITH

01/01/2016Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This report focuses specifically on the number of women and children murdered as a result of Intimate Partner Violence in Ontario.
  • Ontario
  • statistics
  • homicides
  • femicide
  • Canada
  • ...

Administrative data collection on rape, femicide and intimate partner violence in EU Member States | EIGE

03/05/2017Research, Analysis, Report, Study
Assessment of data collection efforts of European countries including major gaps.
  • data
  • data collection
  • comparison
  • analysis
  • Europe
  • ...

The Femicide Census Report UK 2016 | Women's Aid

07/11/2016Research, Analysis, Report, Study
The national domestic abuse charity Women’s Aid, in partnership with Karen Ingala Smith, Chief Executive of nia, released key findings from The Femicide Census Report: a ground-breaking project which for the first time allows detailed tracking on VAW and femicide cases in the UK.
  • femicide
  • census
  • UK
  • data
  • cases
  • Report
  • ...
Global - femicide

"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. This text is part of the ACUNS Vienna Femicide Report Vol. 1
  • femicide
  • definition
  • campaign
  • Diane Russell
  • combat
  • ...
Latin America and the Caribbean - VAW

Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence against Women "Convention of Bélem do Pará" (1994)

01/01/1994Landmark Document
The Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment, and Eradication of Violence against Women (known as the Convention of Belém do Pará) calls for the first time for the establishment of mechanisms for protecting and defending women's rights as essential to combating the phenomenon of...
  • Bélem do pará
  • convention
  • violence against women
  • VAW
  • Human...
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...