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Chiapas: Impunity in the case of Tatiana Trujillo; continued calls for gender alert amidst rise in number of femicides

On 9 September, a press-conference was held at which relatives of Tatiana Trujillo Rodríguez denounced the impunity seen in the femicide perpetrated against her in April 2010 in the Ocosingo municipality by her partner, Elmar Darinel Díaz Solórzano, a former federal deputy.   433 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Large increase in femicides; monument to be built to honor victims

Photo @ Chiapas Paralelo

On 1 October, relatives of victims of femicide and women’s human-rights defenders will construct a monument to commemorate femicide victims in Chiapas at the bridge in San Cristóbal de Las Casas, from where the body of Viridians Flores Martínez was thrown in June 2013. 393 more words

Human Rights

James Brown delivers powerful speech about domestic violence

Over 600 women have been killed since Ray Rice hit his girlfriend in the elevator.

Domestic Violence

The Oscar Pistorius-Ray Rice Moment

PHOTOGRAPH BY CHARLIE SHOEMAKER/GETTY

BY CHARLAYNE HUNTER-GAULT, 12 September 2014, The New Yorker

From the moment that the Oscar Pistorius case began unfolding, with the news, the morning after Valentine’s Day last year, that he had shot and killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, there was the small redeeming hope that it could be a teachable moment. 793 more words

Roger Hollander

No need to panic; it's just Schrödinger's Family Annihilator

The force said a suspect had been identified and ‘is contained’, and officers were not looking for anyone else. [...] ‘We are treating this as an isolated incident and there is no evidence that any other members of the public are at risk.’

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Femicide

Who Counts?

Just women killed by men: shifting definitions and learning though Counting Dead Women

It’s over two and a half years since I unintentionally started counting dead women back in January 2012 when the year began with report after report of women killed through domestic violence. 1,224 more words

Male Violence Against Women

National: According to the pre-audience for the People’s Permanent Tribunal (TPP), simulation and impunity prevent the eradication of violence against women

 Between August 4 to 6, there was held in Mexico City the pre-audience “Gender Violence and Femicide” of the the Peoples’ Permanent Tribunal (TPP), Chapter Mexico. 337 more words

Human Rights