Tag: femicides

Sex education page at school, Italy a negative example: “Far from WHO’s holistic standards” Compulsory in 19 countries, approach varies by state: Austria is the best example. Here, biological aspects are integrated with themes such as consent, relationships, and gender identity. We could do better, but we don’t have the teachers or the program to prepare them

Sex education page at school, Italy a negative example: “Far from WHO’s holistic standards” Compulsory in 19 countries, approach varies by state: Austria is the best example. Here, biological aspects are integrated with themes such as consent, relationships, and gender identity. We could do better, but we don’t have the teachers or the program to prepare them

Following the brutal murder of Giulia Cecchettin by her ex-boyfriend Filippo Turetta, a debate began in Italy about the need to include femicide cases, and especially sexual and emotional education in general, in educational programs from an early age. Violence in couple and family relationships. Currently, this education in schools is optional and left to […]

Feminicides, three days to listen to the victims. Reinforced code red

Feminicides, three days to listen to the victims. Reinforced code red

It is an important message, the one that arrived yesterday from the Chamber of Deputies on violence against women. With 200 yes votes, no votes against and 61 abstentions (Democratic Party and Green and Left Alliance), the Assembly of Montecitorio definitively approved the bill, already rejected by the Senate, for the revocation of investigations by […]

Violence against women is on the rise on the coast

Violence against women is on the rise on the coast

From the observatory of Caribbean human rights affirmative reported that 14 lesbian women, 4 bisexual women and 24 trans women were murdered in Colombia last year, for atotal of 42 LGBT women. On the other hand, at least 21 lesbian, 12 bisexual, and 8 transgender women reported being victims of police brutality. Finally, lesbian women […]

The painful trail of violence against women

The painful trail of violence against women

On May 13, another tragic event involving women took place. Yulissa Polo Correa, 23, was reportedly shot in the head when his partner Gregory Alejandro Rey, 25, was wielding a firearm in the El Bosque neighborhood. She was pregnant with twins. All three died that same day. But the relatives accuse the man that what […]

What awaits us for children exposed to femicide?

What awaits us for children exposed to femicide?

Three crimes, three arrests, the same victims: children† Albanis del Carmen Báez Fernández, Yasli Carolina Ortega Bastidas and a 17-year-old girl share no family ties, let alone ever met; however, their lives coincided after the tragic events that ended in their lives femicides. There have been five cases of this type in Barranquilla and the […]

A Colombian will be tried in Spain for the murder of three women

A Colombian will be tried in Spain for the murder of three women

A popular jury will judge in the Spanish city Valencia (east) between June 13 and July 15 next to the Colombian Jorge Ignacio Palmawell-known author of the disappearance of the body of the Spaniards Martha Bald and alleged murderer of two other young women, sources in the case told EFE on Monday. The defendant, who […]

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