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Punishing femicide: Criminal justice responses to the killing of women over four decades

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Mar 9, 2016
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The way in which nation states respond to femicide has become the focus of much attention in the past decade. The establishment of specialized police and prosecution units has been recommended and some countries have implemented specific legislation or criminal offences specific to femicide. Part of the challenge in moving beyond these legislative and policy initiatives is the dearth of reliable data that show how states are

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Information on gender-related killing of women and girls provided by civil society or ganizations and academia

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Expert Group on gender-related killing of women and girls, Bangkok, 11-13 November 2014 Discussion on ways and means to more effectively prevent, investigate, prosecute and punish gender-related killing of women and girls

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