Femicides are violent deaths of women resulting from power struggles between men and women. This was a qualitative study that used the tool of narratives to analyze police investigations of female homicides in Porto Alegre, in the years from 2006 to 2010.
Publication of four edited volumes that examine femicide in the Mexico-US border region. It taps many of the foremost authors on femicide, who bring to their analyses a wide array of disciplinary approaches and touch upon a host of related themes.
Situations of conflict and crisis are not gender neutral. Three areas in which women have been suffering the greatest in the Venezuela crisis: menstrual and sexual health, maternal and infant health, and gender-based violence.
Sexual and gender-based violence against women, girls, men, and boys has been a persistent issue in Syria since the uprising in 2011. Parties to the conflict resort to sexual violence as a tool to instil fear, humiliate and punish.
The Handbook serves as a useful tool in supporting efforts to provide justice, support, protection and remedies to victims and to hold perpetrators accountable. It first outlines the international and regional legal and policy frameworks.
This book is a significant and original contribution to human rights literature that is firmly grounded in feminist theory applied to the law, institutions and practice of the United Nations human rights system.
This report was designed to ensure that women’s issues are brought to the attention of the UN Committee against Torture (“CAT”) in its consideration of, and response to, torture and illtreatment in Japan.
This report is a compilation of current data and information on the Situations before the ICC, including those under preliminary examination as well as an overview of every case brought before the ICC, with a particular focus on gender‑based crimes.