Gender Statistic System
Violence against women
Number of femicide and feminicide
Definition Corresponds to the quantification of the annual total number of homicides of women 15 years of age and over, killed by gender violence. According to national laws, it is called femicide, feminicide, or aggravated homicide due to gender.
Unit of measurement Absolute number
Methodology
Calculation methodology V1 = total number of femicide or feminicide
Comments and additional information
The absolute number of deaths of women due to gender violence is requested annually to the authorities of the national machinery for the advancement of women (MAW), obtaining such information from institutions of the judiciary, the national police or other competent bodies of the country.
Sources
Bolivia (Estado Plurinacional de)
Brazil
Secretarias Estaduais de Segurança Pública e/ou Defesa Social; Monitor da Violência/G1; Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE); Fórum Brasileiro de Segurança Pública
Guatemala
Organismo Judicial y Ministerio Público
Mexico
Secretariado Ejecutivo del Sistema Nacional de Seguridad Pública (SESNSP)
Costa Rica
Poder Judicial, Observatorio de Violencia de Género contra las Mujeres y Acceso a la Justicia
Dominica
Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force
Paraguay
Policia Nacional y del Ministerio de la Mujer.
Portugal
Sistema de Segurança Interna, Gabinete do Secretário-Geral
Dominican Republic
Procuraduría General de la República.

Royal Virgin Islands Police Force
Ecuador
Subcomisión Técnica de Validación de la Comisión Especial Interinstitucional de Seguridad y Justicia
El Salvador
Fiscalía General de la República
Spain
Uruguay
Observatorio Violencia y Criminalidad del Ministerio del Interior.
Saint Lucia
Crime Intelligence Unit, Royal St. Lucia Police Force

Saint Kitts and Nevis: Royal St. Christopher & Nevis Police Force
Panama
Ministério Público, Procuraduría General de la Nación
Peru
Registro de Feminicidio del Ministerio Público del Perú.
Trinidad and Tobago
Crime and Problem Analysis Branch, Trinidad and Tobago Police Service
Honduras
Instituto Universitario en Democracia, Paz y Seguridad (IUDPAS) - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras (UNAH). Observatorio de Muertes Violentas de Mujeres y Femicidios.
Argentina
Nicaragua
Comisaría de la Mujer de la Policía Nacional de Nicaragua
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Dimensions and
disaggregations
Country
ArgentinaBolivia (Plurinational State of)BrazilChileCosta Rica
DominicaEcuadorEl SalvadorSpainGuatemala
HondurasBritish Virgin IslandsMexicoNicaraguaPanama
ParaguayPeruPortugalDominican RepublicSaint Kitts and Nevis
Saint LuciaTrinidad and TobagoUruguayVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Years
20052006200720082009
20102011201220132014
2015201620172018
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