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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 - elderly women

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

01/11/2017Research, 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...
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...

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
  • ...
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...
Global - girls

Femicide Volume 6: Violence against Girls in Flight | ACUNS Vienna

01/11/2016Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This is the sixth volume of the ACUNS Femicide series that focuses on violence against girls
  • VAW
  • girls
  • flight
  • girl refugees
  • displaced girls
  • ...

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
  • ...
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...
Europe - VAW

Istanbul Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (2011) | Council of Europe

01/01/2011Landmark Document
The Istanbul Convention is the major European convention that includes a framework to prevent femicide.
  • femicide
  • VAW
  • Council of Europe
  • Istanbul Convention
  • ...

2013 Global Study on Homicide | UNODC

01/01/2018Official Data, Facts, Statistics
The Global Study on Homicide 2013 seeks to shed light on the worst of crimes - the "unlawful death purposefully inflicted on a person by another person."
  • data
  • statistics
  • homicide
  • femicide
  • global study
  • ...
Global - VAW

Comparison of The Istanbul Convention and the CEDAW Framework | Council of Europe

01/01/2018Policies and Guidelines
A comparison of key measures to prevent and combat violence against women.
  • Istanbul Convention
  • CEDAW
  • comparison
  • analysis
  • framework...
Global - armed conflicts

Femicide Volume 5: Conflict and Terrorism | ACUNS Vienna

01/01/2016Research, Analysis, Report, Study
In this volume, we are looking at the latest developments on violence against women in conflict and at terrorist groups targeting women and girls.
  • armed conflicts
  • VAW
  • Terrorism
  • terrorist groups
  • violent...
Global - femicide

What do we mean by femicide? | Editorial Team

01/01/2018Femicide 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...
  • definition
  • femicide
  • categories of femicide
  • history
  • ...
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. The following full text passage is part of the ACUNS Vienna Femicide Report Volume 1, pages 19-20.
  • femicide
  • definition
  • campaign
  • Diane Russell
  • combat
  • ...
Europe - femicide

The European Homicide Monitor | COST Action

01/03/2016Research, Analysis, Report, Study
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
  • data collection
  • data
  • cases
  • monitoring
  • Europe
  • ...
Afghanistan - VAW

Still a Long Way to Go: Implementation of the Law on Elimination of VAW in Afghanistan | UNAMA

18/03/2012Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This report provides a synopsis of the situation of violence against women and trends in the Government’s implementation of the Law on Elimination of Violence against Women (EVAW law) through reported cases of violence against women at different stages.
  • Afghanistan
  • violence against women
  • VAW good practices
  • Law
  • ...
Afghanistan - VAW

Silence is Violence: End the Abuse of Women in Afghanistan | UNAMA, OHCHR

08/07/2009Research, Analysis, Report, Study
The report seeks to put back on the agenda some of the issues pertaining to the enjoyment of all human rights by all Afghan women that are being increasingly ignored. The problems identified in this report require further discussion and public debate.
  • abduction
  • domestic violence
  • forced marriage
  • honour killings
  • ...