Findings of the Global Consultation on gender-related killings of women and girls

In the framework of the Spotlight Initiative in Mexico, the National Commission to Prevent and Eradicate the Violence Against Women (CONAVIM), the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women in Mexico (UN Women Mexico) and the United Nations Office on Drug and Crimes in Mexico (UNODC), organized the Statistics of Violence against Women and Girls Forum: Opportunities and Perspectives from international experience developed from 18th to 22nd October in virtual modality.

The forum aimed to identify challenges and areas of opportunities for strengthening the production of data and statistics on violence against women and girls, considering international standards and experiences.

The Center of Excellence in Statistical Information on Government, Crime, Victimization and Justice (CoE), a jointly project between UNODC and  the National Institute of Statistics and Geography of Mexico (INEGI), participated in this forum sharing reflections about how to disaggregate and include the gender perspective in crime statistics, as well as presented the findings of the Global Consultation on gender-related killings of women and girls. This presentation was in charge of Paulina Grobet, Coordinator of the Global Centre of Excellence on Gender Statistics-UN Women, and Salomé Flores, Coordinator of the CoE-UNODC.

The Global Consultation is a UNODC and UN Women jointly effort, asked by United Nations Statistical Commission (UNST)  and the Secretary-General. The consultation was made between April and June 2021, 67 institutions from 54 countries participated. The framework will be presented in the 53rd session of the United Nations Statistical Commission which will be held on March 2022.