07/12/2017 — News
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.
22/09/2016 — Research, 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..."
29/03/2014 — Jurisprudence
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.
01/11/2017 — Research, 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.
01/01/2015 — Official Data, Facts, Statistics
The International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (ICCS) provides a comprehensive framework for producing statistics on crime and criminal justice.
01/01/2016 — Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This report focuses specifically on the number of women and children murdered as a result of Intimate Partner Violence in Ontario.
03/05/2017 — Research, Analysis, Report, Study
Assessment of data collection efforts of European countries including major gaps.
01/05/2017 — Research, 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.
01/01/2014 — Research, Analysis, Report, Study
Second volume of the ACUNS Femicide series on forced marriage, VAW and the Istanbul Convention.
01/03/2015 — Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This is the third volume of the ACUNS Femicide series with a focus on sexual violence in conflict.
01/01/2015 — Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This is the fourth volume of the ACUNS Femicide series that focuses on taking action.
01/11/2016 — Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This is the sixth volume of the ACUNS Femicide series that focuses on violence against girls
07/11/2016 — Research, 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.
Latin America and the Caribbean - VAW
01/01/1994 — Landmark 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...
Latin America and the Caribbean - femicide
01/01/2015 — Landmark 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...
01/01/2011 — Landmark Document
The Istanbul Convention is the major European convention that includes a framework to prevent femicide.
01/01/2018 — Official 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."
01/01/2018 — Policies and Guidelines
A comparison of key measures to prevent and combat violence against women.
01/01/2016 — Research, 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.
01/01/2018 — Femicide 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...
01/05/2013 — Femicide 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.
01/03/2016 — Research, 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
18/03/2012 — Research, 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.
08/07/2009 — Research, 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.