2021 meeting on Femicide Observatories and psychological violence against Women


The meeting’s objective was to discuss: the growing need for a more concise and streamlined action in terms of data collection on cases of violence against women, especially femicide and psychological violence and the need for adopting and implementing tailor-made policies; the significance of establishing Femicide Observatories at the national level and lessons learned from existing efforts to combat femicide and psychological violence.

External Authors

Coalition of Faith-Based Organizations

Media Files



Opening Remarks and Moderator:

- Luis Javier Campuzano Piña, Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations in Vienna


- Alma Zadic, Austrian Minister of Justice of Austria (video recorded message)

- Mirjana Grandits, Senior Academic Advisor, University of Vienna

- Mirella Dummar, Chief of UNODC’s Civil Society Unit, Vienna

- Barbara Rothmueller, Social psychologist, Sigmund Freud University

- Thomas Beck, Clinical Psychologist, Department of Medical Psychology, Medical University Innsbruck

- Jeanne Sarson and Linda McDonald, Independent Scholars, Human Rights Educators and Defenders, Canada

- Anna Alvazzi del Frate, Chair, Alliance of NGOs on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Concluding remarks:

- Amb. Julia Emma Villatoro Tario, Permanent Representative of El Salvador to the United Nations in Vienna




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