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Statement CFBO for the 2021 UNODC Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Faith-Based Organizations: Meeting on the Establishment of Femicide Observatories and Psychological Violence against Women

24.Nov.2021 07:00 PM CET Vienna, Paris
01:00 PM Eastern Time New York

The meeting’s objective is to discuss: the growing need for a more concise and streamlined action in terms of data collection on cases of violence against women, especially femicide and psychological violence and the need for adopting and implementing tailor-made policies; the significance of establishing Femicide Observatories at the national level and lessons learned from existing efforts to combat femicide and psychological violence.


Opening Remarks and Moderator:
– Luis Javier Campuzano Piña, Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations in Vienna

– Alma Zadic, Austrian Minister of Justice of Austria (video recorded message)
– Mirjana Grandits, Senior Academic Advisor, University of Vienna
– Mirella Dummar, Chief of UNODC’s Civil Society Unit, Vienna
– Barbara Rothmueller, Social psychologist, Sigmund Freud University
– Thomas Beck, Clinical Psychologist, Department of Medical Psychology, Medical University Innsbruck
– Jeanne Sarson and Linda McDonald, Independent Scholars, Human Rights Educators and Defenders, Canada
– Anna Alvazzi del Frate, Chair, Alliance of NGOs on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Concluding remarks:
– Amb. Julia Emma Villatoro Tario, Permanent Representative of El Salvador to the United Nations in Vienna

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