Actions to End Femicide (2015)This infographic provides information about data and documentation, prevention, awareness, and legislative and policy reform actions that can be used to help end femicide.
Data and Documentation:
- Strengthen data collection and analysis to generate an effective evidence base that can inform
programs and policy.
- Where data on femicide is less available, raise awareness and perform advocacy work to encourage improved data collection.
- Train officials to improve documentation of femicide cases and surrounding circumstances.
- Increase research on violence against women prevention and intervention.
- Advocate for human rights for all women and girls.
- Enhance availability and access to services offering protection to women and girls.
- Improve early detection of severe intimate partner violence through appropriate assessment, safety planning, and risk management training to reduce the risk of femicide and other harm.
- Implement programs to break intergenerational cycles of violence and abuse.
- Support Aboriginal communities in developing community safety plans and enhance the economic independence of Aboriginal women.
- Raise awareness about violence against women (VAW) and all forms of femicide.
- Raise awareness about the attitudes and motivations underlying VAW, including femicide.
- Develop public education campaigns to empower women and girls and to engage men and boys in preventing VAW.
- Engage in activist efforts to protest every time a women or girl is murdered.
- Increase awareness of risk factors for victimization and perpetration of all forms of femicide.
Legislative and policy Reform:
- Implement policies and programs aimed at improving gender equality in education, government, labour force participation, and earnings Chronic disease and pain
- Advocate for an international zero tolerance policy on violence against women and girls.
- Implement policies increasing support and reparation for woman/girl survivors of violence.
- Advocate for the implementation of legislation to investigate and adequately prosecute femicide.