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Femicide a Global Issue That Demands Action

Femicide a Global Issue That Demands Action

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Femicide a Global Issue That Demands Action
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A Global Issue that Demands
 Published by the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) Vienna Liaison Office Email: acuns.vienna@gmail.com www.acuns.org © 2013 Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) Vienna Liaison Office Second Edition Copyright: All rights reserved. The contents of this publication may be freely used and copied for educational and other non-commercial purposes, provided that any of such reproduction is accompanied by an acknowledgement of the authors of the articles. Edited by: Claire Laurent, Michael Platzer and Maria Idomir Design: Claire Laurent This publication was made possible by the generous contribution of the Austrian Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs, the City of Vienna,
the Dr. Karen E. Burke Research Foundation,
the Vienna Renner Institute, the Small Arms Survey and the Geneva Declaration on Armed Violence and Development. This publication was also made possible by concerned activists, who wished to take a stand against femicide, and dedicated their time to this publication: Maria Idomir, Gejsi Plaku, Leah Norris, Bruno Monteiro, Loes van der Graaf, Caroline Sesay, Christina Hitrova, Allison McClelland, Andrada Filip, Simona Domazetoska, Elif Gül, Teresa Maria Deubelli, Jenan Irshaid, Norma Heftye and Aleksandar Rudic.
The Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) is a Non-Governmental Organization that stimulates, supports, and disseminates research on the United Nations, other International Organizations and issues of global governance. ACUNS also promotes dialogue and mutual understanding between academics, practitioners, the civil society and students. The ACUNS Vienna Liaison Office has been active since 2009 and focusses primarily on issues related to human rights, equal opportunities for youth, death penalty, regional cooperation and cultural exchange as well as femicide, human trafficking and other human rights violations.
The materials in this publication are for general information purposes only, provided on an “as is” basis, without wa
rranties of any kind, including fitness for any particular purpose. The ACUNS, specifically, does not make any warranties with respect to the accuracy or completeness of the information in this publication. The views, findings, interpretations and conclusions expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official position of the ACUNS Vienna Liaison Office. To the extent permitted by law, the ACUNS Vienna Liaison Office does not accept any liability for any loss, damage, liability or expense incurred or suffered, which may arise as a result of, or in connection with, the use of information contained in this publication.
Femicide A Global Issue That Demands
"We must keep chronicling the fragility of women's lives all over the world. My gratitude to the writers who have been brave enough to expose female infanticide, burning of widows, rape, and other instances of violence against more than one half of the human race." Erica Jong Author of "Fear of Flying"

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