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” .
This classification is designed to systematically record the gender-bias dimension of all offenses to facilitate the measurement of violence against women and girls, gender-based violence against boys and men and other gender-relevant issues.
This article aims to provide a brief overview of GBV in conflict and post-conflict settings, with a particular focus on recent international standard-setting developments and the continuing challenges of impunity and inadequate services for GBV victims.