Femicide in Serbia: Crime and Lesser Punishments
Over the past ten years, more than 300 femicides have occurred in Serbia. Many of those who kill women also commit suicide. The remaining families of the murdered persons look for justice in court, but CINS’s investigation reveals that they often do not find it there.
The undeclared war on women in Europe: A systemic failure to prevent femicides
Is there anything more that authorities can do to protect women?
The undeclared war on women in Europe: Trapped in the maze of domestic violence
The story of Eleni, who went through a nightmare at the hands of her self-appointed "partner", highlights the institutional gap in support for victims in Greece. What happens to women in Greece when they seek a way out of the abusive environment in which they are trapped?
What is the EU doing to stop femicide?
EUrologus presents a brief summary of the legislative measures taken by the European Union in recent years to combat the issue of femicide.
In Italy, femicides are not decreasing like homicides
Compared to the rest of Europe, the number of homicides in Italy is low and the number of male victims has decreased sharply over the years. But the same cannot be said of women. Meanwhile, at the European level, the heterogeneity of homicide classifications makes counting femicides difficult.
Femicide and Covid-19: an epidemic of violence against women
An exclusive data analysis by 19 media outlets reveals another dark side to the pandemic: a marked increase in murders of women, and violence against women, at the hands of domestic partners. The investigation also highlights serious flaws in the way institutions monitor this type of abuse.
The EU doesn’t know how many women are killed by gender-based violence
Between 800 and 1,600 a year, but there is no standard definition or comparable data between countries. A directive proposed a year ago makes it compulsory to collect this information across the European Union.
Who are Italy’s city streets dedicated to?
Only a handful of streets in Italy’s major cities are dedicated to women. And those women are mostly religious figures.
Femicide remains all too common in Italy and Europe
Femicide is the murder of a woman because of their gender. We have reconstructed the incidence of femicide in Italy and Europe, notwithstanding the many difficulties in measuring the phenomenon. In Italy in 2022, women were the victims of 91 percent of homicides committed by family members, partners or former partners.