The identification of femicides is no easy task as not all the murders of women are femicides. It is necessary to investigate the circumstances and dynamics of the crimes to recognize the unequal relationships of power between men and women that undergird a femicide.
Feminicide in Latin America
The final goal of investigating femicides is to tackle them with increasingly efficient processes until complete eradication is achieved
Feminicide in Europe
Reducing violence against women has become one of the priorities of development policies and humanitarian action plans of the EU, while one of the three objectives of the new EU Gender Action Plan 2016-2020 is for women and girls to live a life free from violence