Country Ecuador
Year 2016
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Femicide/Feminicide

Brief Description

Through Resolution N °004-DIREJ-DIJU-NT-2016, the “Technical Subcommittee on Validation of the Special Interinstitutional Commission on Security and Justice: Femicides” (Subcomisión Técnica de Validación de la Comisión Especial Interinstitucional de Seguridad y Justicia: Femicidios) was created, under the coordination of the Ministry of Interior, to build an indicator approved and report official information, duly validated by the institutions linked to the problem. This mechanism is an inter-institutional technical group for monitoring cases of femicide and statistical analysis, for the consolidation of a registration system, construction of indicators related to the typology of the crime of femicide, as well as violent deaths due to gender, following the methodology recommended by ECLAC.

Source of Information

Ecuador's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019.

For more information, please click here.