Constitution for the united states of america article i section 1 state, the executive authority thereof shall issue writs of election to fi ll such vacancies the house of representatives shall chuse their constitution of the united states constitution. The way nation states respond to femicide has become the focus of international attention, particularly in latin america where more than half the countries with high femicide rates are located (laurent et al, 2013 nowak, 2012. Central america: femicides and gender-based violence as in many other parts of the world, violence against women and girls occurs at incredibly high rates throughout central america, particularly in guatemala, el salvador, and honduras. Today, massive child migrations to the united states are on every mouth, but only a very low percentage of those children come from nicaragua, a country where, according to the polls, more than.
The murder rate for women is around a tenth of that in el salvador and honduras and is lower than in the united states where argentina stands out is in the activism that the violence has stirred up. A brand-new study that purports to show sex-selective abortions don’t happen in the united states instead confirms the opposite the united states has a femicide problem america is a big. Since the 1970s, the rates of femicide in the united states has fluctuated between 38–45 deaths per less than 100,000 women  one of the largest predictors of femicide in the united states is the appearance of physical abuse, which was found in 79% of all femicide cases in north carolina [40.
The brutality of the war has been etched forever in the hearts and bodies of most salvadorans, there and in the united states in el salvador, it continues on a daily basis in the form of extortions, disappearances, kidnappings, even more dangerous gang violence and femicide. Indeed, it is only 20 years since the concept of femicide even became an issue in latin america, following the notorious wave of unresolved killings of women in ciudad juárez, the mexican city on. The first national study on female homicide estimated that the intimate-femicide rate in 1999 was 88 per 100 000 women aged 14 years and older 1 this rate is higher than other reported rates worldwide, with the only comparison being north carolina in the united states of america (usa), which has reported a rate of 346 per 100 000 women aged. Live action has also investigated the tragic killing of girls in abortion clinics across the united states the undercover exposes show abortion clinic staffers encouraging women in femicide. Half of the countries with very high femicide rates are in latin america, according to a 2012 report by the small arms survey often cited by united nations officials and women's rights advocates.
Women in the united states are eleven times more likely to be murdered with guns than women in other high-income countries d hemenway and eg richardson, homicide, suicide, and unintentional firearm fatality: comparing the united states with other high-income countries, 2003, 70 journal of trauma 238-42 (2011. They discussed the issue of femicide from different perspectives, addressed the problems related in response to the presentation of this report sixty four states issued a statement that member states ^must exercise due diligence to prevent, symposium on femicide united nations office in vienna. In australia, canada, israel, south africa and the united states, between 40 and 70 percent of female murder victims were killed by their intimate partners in the state of chihuahua, mexico, 66 percent of murders of women were committed by husbands, boyfriends or other family members. The murder of women has been known as “femicide,” a term commonly used in latin america but rare in the united states while some, including catholic officials working on the issue, see signs. And in the united states we have the luxury of choosing to ignore it but the reality in many parts of the world, including in the united states, is that people are starving, and women are victims of violence and murder specifically for being women.
Femicide: power of a name “femicide” -- the power of a name of the few researchers who study femicide in the united states, i am optimistic that the term femicide, and the activism it usually inspires, will eventually spread from latin america to the united states and the rest of the world ~~~~. This article contains a correction the uptick in the number of children fleeing to the united states has focused attention on the conditions in the central american countries of honduras. Laurent c, platzer m, idomir m ed femicide: a global issue that demands action academic council on the united nations system (acuns) vienna liaison office 2013. Symposium on femicide: a global issue that demands action on the occasion of the international day for the elimination of violence against women (25 november), the academic council on the united nations system and the small arms survey organized a symposium on femicide, which took place on 26 november 2012 at the united nations in vienna the symposium gathered international experts and women.
Only in the last three decades have state laws and local police and sheriff departments begun to take seriously the common problem of domestic violence, which can lead to femicide (or as the united states classifies women-killing, homicide. The philippines and the united states belong to a many of the same international organizations, including the united nations, asean regional forum, asia-pacific economic cooperation (apec) forum, international monetary fund, world bank, and world trade organization. 2014 report by feminist organizations submitted to the un special rapporteur on vaw: honduras has been rated by the united nations office on drugs and crime (unodc) as the country with the highest homicide rate in the world from 2010 until 2012, when the most recent report was issued. Latin america is one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a woman, with seven out of 10 countries with the highest femicide rates coming from the region.
The citizen observatory, an alliance of civil society organizations partnered with un women, actively campaigns for increased accountability and transparency of information on the issue of femicide according to un women, femicide is often the culmination of widespread gender-based violence. According to ana guezmes from united nations women, “femicides are a pandemic in mexico” the word “femicide” entered the mexican vernacular in the 1990s where there was a wave of misogynistic violence in the border city of juárez. The issue of femicide in the united states of america essays and research papers 7-3-2014 ecatepec y an analysis of white tigers a (1997) violence in america: a survey of suicide linked to homicides journal of forensic sciences. United states us news midterm elections the issue of femicide - defined as the killing of a woman by a man because of her gender - is under the spotlight latin america has the highest.
Many asylum-seekers in the united states are from latin america, conflict with the highest rates of femicide—the murder of women—in 2016 14 issues that may affect the number of people.