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.

Feminicido: Un Fenomeno Global - De Lima a Madrid

Feminicides refer to cases in which the victims women, after experiencing continuous discrimination throughout their lives, are killed because they are. Going beyond the emblematic cases in Mexico and Guatemala, this publication offers a regional perspective on feminicide in Latin America. It gives voice to prominent women activists, academics, human rights defenders and civil society.