In recent weeks, killings of a woman or girl because of her gender (femicide) in a few EU Member States show the urgency to better respond to this phenomenon. Today EIGE publishes the report Improving legal responses to counter femicide in the European Union: Perspectives from victims and professionals. The report follows on EIGE’s package to […]
Femicide: Name it, count it, end it!
Femicide is the killing of women and girls because of their gender. It can include intentional homicides, such as the killing of women by their current or former partners, as well as unintentional killings, such as the death of a woman undergoing an unsafe abortion. According to official data gathered by EIGE, 444 women across […]