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Committee of Experts of the Follow-up Mechanism to the Belém do Pará Convention (MESECVI) | OAS

In 2008, the Committee of Experts of the MESECVI adopted this Declaration on Feminicide, which points out that it constitutes the gravest form of discrimination and violence against women.
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Aug 15, 2008

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Resolution on Femicide in the European Union and Latin America | EURO-LAT 2014

The Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly published in 2014 the "Urgent Resolution on Femicide in the European Union and Latin America" where they recognize that it has not been possible to curb the increase in femicide in Latin America and Europe.
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Jul 11, 2017

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Resolution on the Murder of Women (Feminicide) in Mexico and Central America and the role of the European Union in Fighting the Phenomenon | European Parliament 2007

This resolution calls upon the region's governments and the EU institutions to ensure full compliance with the recommendations contained in the various reports and international human-rights instruments, concerning the human rights of women.
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Oct 11, 2007
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Belize
Honduras
Mexico
Nicaragua
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Report of the Special Rapporteur on VAW on the establishment of Femicide Watches | 2016

The thematic focus of this report is the establishment of national "Femicide Watches".
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Sep 23, 2016
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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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Expert Group Discussion on National Measures Taken to Prevent, Investigate, Prosecute and Punish Femicide | 2014

IEGM Bangkok 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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Aug 18, 2014
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Thailand
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Expert Group on the Criminalization of Gender-related Killing of Women and Girls | 2014

This document presents the findings of comparative legal research on 24 jurisdictions on femicide by the Intergovernmental Expert Group (IEGM) discussion held in Bangkok in 2014.
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Sep 1, 2014
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Thailand
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Report of the Secretary-General on the Outcome of the Intergovernmental Expert Group Meeting on Gender-related Killing of Women and Girls | 2015

Secretary General's report on the open-ended intergovernmental expert group was organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and hosted by the Government of Thailand in Bangkok from 11 to 13 November 2014.
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Mar 11, 2015
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Thailand
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Background Paper on Gender-related Killing of Women and Girls, Open-ended Intergovernmental Expert Group Meeting | 11-13 November 2014

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Nov 11, 2014
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Thailand
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Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (Istanbul Convention) | 2011

The Istanbul Convention is the major European convention that includes a framework to prevent femicide.
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May 11, 2011
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Turkey
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Inter-american Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence against Women "Convention of Bélem do Pará" | 1994

The Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment, and Eradication of Violence against Women (known as the Convention of Belém do Pará) calls for the first time for the establishment of mechanisms for protecting women of violence.
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Jan 1, 1994
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Brazil

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Resolution on Taking Action against Gender-related Killing of Women and Girls | UN General Assembly 2015

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 17 December 2015 on the report of the Third Committee (A/70/490) 70/176. Taking action against gender-related killing of women and girls.
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Dec 15, 2015
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