The report offers an insight into the prevalence of femicide in Italy. Detailed statistics are presented on the number of women killed in Italy between 2005 and 2016. According to the data explored in the report, a total of 1395 women have been killed.
This report lays the ground for the establishment of a measure of violence against women through the use of harmonised definitions and indicators on rape, femicide and intimate partner violence. A set of definitions and indicators are put forward.
IACHR report about the right of women in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico to be free from violence and discrimination, including recommendations to assist the Mexican State in amplifying its efforts to respect and ensure this right.
Nada Bahlawan was shot and killed by her husband at dawn Jan. 22 in Beirut. The same day, a man stabbed his wife in south Lebanon after a dispute . On Dec. 16, British diplomat Rebecca Dykes was raped and murdered. Nine women were killed as of December.
Women’s Aid launch the Femicide Watch 2017. Eight women have died violently in 2017. Six women killed in their own homes. Overall, 216 women have been killed since Women’s Aid Femicide Project began in 1996 (an average of 10 women per year).
December 6, 2017 - The Canadian Femicide Observatory for Justice and Accountability (CFOJA) was officially launched today in recognition of Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.
Statistics from the Italian interior ministry reveal that 149 women were murdered. This year’s commemoration coincides with the unprecedented mobilisation of millions behind movements like #MeToo in a global protest against sexual harassment and assault.
Children often come across as the ignored and invisible victims of feminicide. The General Law on Victims adopted by the Mexican government is brought up by the article, making reference to the number of children orphaned by feminicide in Mexico.
The article addresses the situation of children as collateral victims of femicide. Several cases from Mexico are discussed, where many children are left motherless after their mothers perished at the hands of intimate partners.
Over 26 West African females, suspected to be from Nigeria and aged 14-18, have been found dead in the Mediterranean Sea. Unfortunately, the death of migrants at sea, went from being a “tragedy” to becoming a “norm” .