For a Wider Definition of Feminicide

Though there is still no public debate about Feminicide in France, recent legislation has begun to recognize gender-based murder but it is far from a priority for French authorities.

By Angela Muller, Anne-Cécile Mailfert

8th Conference on Feminicide: Save the date!

The Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union will be hosting the 8th Conference on Feminicide: The Duty of Due Diligence to Erradicate Feminicide on Monday, June 1st from 15:00 - 18:30 at the European Parliament and on Tuesday, June 2nd from 9:00 – 12:00 at the European Social Platform.

Feminicide: A Global Phenomenon

The purpose of this publication, the third in the series “Feminicide: A Global Phenomenon”, is to identify the content to be included in this new space for bi-regional dialogue on gender issues with regard to violence against women and the importance of the participation of defenders of women’s rights in this area.

Feminicide - Feminicidio

Feminicide is a crime against life and human rights. It is a state crime against its citizens as the state fails its duty to protect women and to investigate and punish violence against them.