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Landmark Documents

First Report on Femicide of the UN SRVAW Rashida Manjoo | 2012

First thematic report of the UN Special Rapporteur on VAW, which address the topic of gender-related killing of women and girls (femicide).
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May 23, 2012
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Policies and Guidelines

La Regulación del Delito de Femicidio/Feminicidio en América Latina y el Caribe

This publication seeks to contribute to the existent legislation and the specialized institutions in the investigation and prosecution of the murder of women in Latin America.
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Jan 1, 2013
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Definitions of Femicide

Femicide: The Killing of Women and Girls Around the World

This document presents key definitions and types of femicide, summarized from the ACUNS Femicide Report Volume 1
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"Femicide"—The Power of a Name | Diana Russell

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.
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Vienna Declaration on Femicide | 2012

Path-breaking declaration by the participants of the 2012 Vienna Symposium on Femicide, part of the ACUNS Femicide Report Vol. 1
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Nov 26, 2012
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