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Research, Analysis, Reports

Sisters Uncut

Sisters Uncut
Every week in the UK, two people registered as women are killed at the hands of a partner or ex-partner. The cuts make it harder for people to leave dangerous relationships and live safely.
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Dec 14, 2017
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United Kingdom
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Femicide and Impunity in Mexico: A Context of Structural and Generalized Violence

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Jurisprudence

Políticas de Drogas, Género y Encarcelamiento en México: Una Guía para Políticas Públicas Incluyentes | EQUIS Justicia para las Mujeres

This guide, published by the Mexican NGO EQUIS, provides an analysis on how to incorporate a gender perspective into programmes and public policies aimed at preventing drug abuse and criminalization.
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Nov 30, 2017
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Mexico

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Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Conference October 18-19, 2017

Hosted by Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations
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Jul 17, 2017
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Canada
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Policies and Guidelines

2016 Reader: Combating violence against women in the OSCE region | OSCE

A reader on the situation in the region, good practices and the way forward
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Nov 1, 2016
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Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Situation Report on VAW in France | EuroMed Rights 2017

EuroMed Rights has analysed and compared the legal and political frameworks of different countries of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East concerning the fight against gender-based violence and the protection offered to victims.
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Mar 1, 2017
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France
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VAW in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Comparative Analysis of Population-Based Data from 12 Countries | PAHO WHO

This report, produced by the Pan American Health Organization, in collaboration with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, highlights that intimate partner and sexual violence against women is widespread in all Latin American and the Caribbean countri
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Mar 14, 2012
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Colombia

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The Issue of Violence Against Women in the European Union | EP Study

This study provides an update of the 2011 study on the Issue of Violence against women in the European Union. The different forms and interrelated factors of violence against women are examined.
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Mar 1, 2016
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Domestic Violence Homicide in Minnesota | Femicide Report 2014

This report is dedicated to the women, children, and men who lost their lives in Minnesota during 2014 as a result of domestic violence.
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May 2, 2014
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United States
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Domestic Violence Homicide in Minnesota | Femicide Report 2015

Rise in domestic violence in 2015 compared to the previous year.
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May 7, 2015
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United States
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Domestic Violence Homicide in Minnesota | Femicide Report 2016

The release of the 2016 Femicide Report marks 28 years of efforts by MCBW to document the deaths resulting from domestic violence in Minnesota.
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Dec 31, 2016
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United States
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Policies and Guidelines

Recommendations for Action against Gender-related Killing of Women and Girls

This booklet aims to raise awareness among criminal justice practitioners, policy and decision makers, as well as United Nations staff and civil society.
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Sep 18, 2015
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