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13-year-old Francisco Vera has been advocating for climate justice since he was 9 years old.
In response to the global phenomena of femicide or gender-related killings and violence against women, the Special Rapporteur started a femicide prevention initiative in 2015, calling for the establishment of the “femicide watch” at the global, national and regional levels.
She proposes in her 2016 report that data on the number of femicides be published annually on 25 November, along with information concerning the prosecution and punishment of perpetrators. She also proposes the collection of comparable data on:
The Special Rapporteur seeks the ongoing support of States, National Human Rights Institutions, civil society actors, international organizations, academics and other stakeholders to provide data on femicides, including prevention activities. The most recent call for input focused on, for example:
This call is now closed. Links to submissions received in 2020 are below. See submissions received for previous calls for input
National Human Rights Institutions