Operations
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
  • ...
Europe - femicide

The European Homicide Monitor | COST Action

01/03/2016Data Collection Efforts
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
  • ...
Global - femicide

What do we mean by femicide? | Hub Editorial Team

01/01/2018Femicide Definitions
In the following, the Hub's Editorial Team provides a first overview of how femicide can be defined.
  • definition
  • femicide
  • categories of femicide
  • history
  • ...
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...
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
  • ...

Femicide in Turkey Between 2000 and 2010 | PloS ONE

23/08/2017Research, Analysis, Report, Study
The aim of this study is to contribute to a better understanding of femicide cases in Turkey and to describe the socio-demographic, clinical, forensic, and criminological characteristics of femicide victims and offenders.
  • femicide
  • Turkey
  • intimate partner violence
  • cases
  • ...

A Deadly Politics of Wealth: Femicide in India | Open Democracy

02/08/2016Research, Analysis, Report, Study
Census data shows that poverty and illiteracy are not key factors in India’s female genocide as many assume. The survival of girls is determined by a patriarchal politics of wealth control.
  • census
  • data
  • India
  • patriarchal politics
  • illiteracy
  • ...

Femicide in Mexico Has More Than Doubled Since 2007 | Global Citizen

20/02/2018Research, Analysis, Report, Study
A recent report from Mexico’s interior department, the National Women’s Institute, and UN Women reveals that violence against women is nearly as high as it was at its peak in 2012 and more than twice as high as it was in 2007.
  • Interior Department
  • Mexico
  • femicide
  • data
  • statistics
  • ...
Sweden - VAW

Exploring Best Practices in Combatting VAW: Sweden | FEMM

01/04/2018Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This paper was produced by the Policy Department on Citizens’ Rights and Costitutional Affairs at the request of the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM). The paper examines the status of women in Sweden, a country known for its proven track record on gender equality: it delves...
  • European Parliament
  • best practices
  • Sweden
  • VAW
  • government...

Terminology and Indicators for Data Collection: Rape, Femicide and Intimate Partner Violence Report | EIGE

08/11/2017Official Data, Facts, Statistics
This report lays the ground for the establishment of a measure of violence against women through the use of harmonised definitions and indicators on rape, femicide and intimate partner violence. A set of definitions and indicators are put forward.
  • femicide
  • rape
  • indicators
  • statistics
  • data collection
  • ...
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
  • ...

Victoria Salas: What Happened after her Feminicide | Chilango

02/02/2018News
"Victoria Salas: Qué Pasó Después de su FeminicidiWhat happens inside a home after a feminicide?" "Losing a daughter is like losing a part of your body" says Victoria Salas, the mother of Victoria, who was brutally murdered by her ex boyfriend in September 2017. This report...
  • feminicide
  • Mexico
  • impunity
  • violence against women...

Prevalence of intimate partner violence and sexual violence | WHO

19/11/2017Official Data, Facts, Statistics
Population-level surveys based on reports from victims provide the most accurate estimates of the prevalence of intimate partner violence and sexual violence: 1 in 3, or 35%, of women have experienced physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner
  • violence against women
  • intimate partner violence
  • Health
  • ...
Global - VAW

Global Plan of Action: Health Systems Address Violence Against Women and Girls | WHO

19/03/2016Policies and Guidelines
This booklet includes a popular version of the violence against women and girls section of "The global plan of action" to strengthen the role of the health system within a national multisectoral response to address interpersonal violence.
  • violence against women and girls
  • VAW
  • WHO
  • health systems
  • ...
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...

Brazil: New Research on Open Data and Cases of Femicide | Article 19

08/03/2018Research, Analysis, Report, Study
The rate of femicides in Brazil currently ranks fifth highest in the world. According to the research “Map of Violence 2015”, the number of murders stands at 4.8 for every 100 thousand women.
  • violence against women
  • Brazil
  • femicide
  • open data
  • data...
Japan - VAW

Violations of Women's Rights in Japan

10/05/2008Research, Analysis, Report, Study
This report was designed to ensure that women’s issues are brought to the attention of the UN Committee against Torture (“CAT”) in its consideration of, and response to, torture and illtreatment in Japan.
  • torture
  • violence against women
  • Japan
Global - VAW

Handbook for Legislation on Violence Against Women| Cambridge University Press

26/11/2013Policies and Guidelines
The Handbook serves as a useful tool in supporting efforts to provide justice, support, protection and remedies to victims and to hold perpetrators accountable. It first outlines the international and regional legal and policy frameworks.
  • human rights law
  • international law
  • violence against women...