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Latin American Model Protocol for the Investigation of Gender-related Killings of Women (femicide/feminicide)

This protocol is a practical tool, designed to be applied by the people responsible for carrying out the investigation and prosecution of these acts.
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Nov 1, 2014
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The main objective of this document is to offer guidance and lines of action to improve the practice of those working in the justice system, forensic experts, and other specialized persons, including those acting in relation to the crime scene, the forensic laboratory, the interrogation of witnesses and suspects, the case analysis, the formulation of the indictment, or before the court.

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Latin American Model Protocol for the Investigation of Gender-related Killings of Women (femicide/feminicide)

This protocol is a practical tool, designed to be applied by the people responsible for carrying out the investigation and prosecution of these acts.
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The main objective of this document is to offer guidance and lines of action to improve the practice of those working in the justice system, forensic experts, and other specialized persons, including those acting in relation to the crime scene, the forensic laboratory, the interrogation of witnesses and suspects, the case analysis, the formulation of the indictment, or before the court.

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Research, Analysis, Reports

UN Special Rapporteur on VAW Simonovic: Call for Submissions on Protection Orders and Shelters

The Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences seeks to collect information on shelters and protection orders which will feed into the thematic report she will present at the 35th session of the Human Rights Council.
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Jan 1, 2017
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Statement by the UN SRVAW at the 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) | 2017

UN Special Rapporteur on VAW Simonovic reports on activities and next thematic reports: shelters, protection orders
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Mar 24, 2017
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