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Definitions of Femicide

Information on how to define femicide and the various types / categories that have been theorized and applied

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Definitions of Femicide

Femicide: The Politics of Woman Killing | Jill Radford and Diana H. Russell 1992

This ground-breaking and comprehensive book by Russell and Radford addresses what femicide means and the impacts of the patriarchal culture in the violent murdering of women.
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Nov 20, 1992
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Femicide: Understanding and Addressing Violence against Women | World Health Organization 2012

This information sheet by the WHO focuses on the narrower definition commonly used in policies, laws and research: intentional murder of women.
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Nov 20, 2012
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Feminicidio Sexual Serial en Ciudad Juárez: 1993-2001 | Julia Monárrez Fragoso

This research paper provides a theoretical analysis from a feminist perspective on the concept of "feminicidio" in the context of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
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Apr 25, 2002
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Feminicidio

This document aims to contribute to the clarification of the concept of femicide in Latin America, considering the processes of criminal classification in which it is currently operating and from an International Law of Human Rights perspective.
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Jul 11, 2009
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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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