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: A Global Phenomenon

Feminicide: A Global Phenomenon

The fifth edition of “Feminicide: A Global Phenomenon” covers topics such as feminicide in different countries, the recent call of the UN-Rapporteur and the absolute criminalization of abortion.

Further reading

Feminicidio - De México a Lima

A big obstacle in the struggle against Feminicide is the impunity of these crimes. This stems from an often-weak institutional framework and from a general apathy laced with pejorative stereotypes and victim-blaming

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.

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.