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Hate crimes based on sexual orientation and gender identity: an overview of global trends and prevention modalities

Executive summary by the International Centre for the Prevention of Crime about hate crimes that targets individuals based on their actual or perceived race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, origin, social status and political affiliation

  • 6 abril 2021
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Hate crimes based on sexual orientation and gender identity: an overview of global trends and prevention modalities

HATE CRIME: an evolving concept

This report aims to bridge this significant gap in existing research: what is actually known about hate crimes based on sexual orientation and gender identity? Empirical research on this type of crime is limited, mostly due to the lack of statistical data from criminal justice systems, which limits understanding of the phenomenon. The hurdles encountered when reporting hate crimes, such as the lack of community trust in justice systems or the prejudices held by official authorities, represent major obstacles to establishing a comprehensive overview of the violence and discrimination experienced by sexual and gender minority communities. This lack of recognition demonstrates the importance of anchoring the report in the realities experienced by LGBTQ+ people. Initial research revealed that hate crimes against LGBTQ+ people were not sufficiently documented in order to conduct an adequate literature review. As a result, the focus shifted from all forms of hate crimes to two specific types of victimization: those based on gender identity and on sexual orientation

Protocolo de Actuación en Situaciones de Bullying

Protocolo publicado por el Ministerio de Educación Pública de Costa Rica y UNICEF dirigido a educadores sobre el concepto de bullying, como se manifiesta, sus consecuencias, y las rutas de actuación

  • 1 abril 2021
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Protocolo de Actuación en Situaciones de Bullying

El bullying es una realidad que sufren niños, niñas, adolescentes y jóvenes en todo el mundo. Afecta su bienestar, su desarrollo y el ejercicio de sus derechos y responsabilidades.

Atender las situaciones de bullying en el ambiente educativo, exige un esfuerzo coordinado y articulado de asignación de tiempo, recursos, tareas y responsabilidades de todas y todos los actores de la comunidad educativa e instituciones responsables de la atención de la población infanto-juvenil. Para lo que se necesita una ruta de procedimientos.

 

Behind the numbers: ending school violence and bullying

School-related violence is an infringement of children’s and adolescents’ rights to education and well-being. No country can achieve inclusive and equitable quality education for all if learners experience violence and bullying in school

  • 24 marzo 2021
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Behind the numbers: ending school violence and bullying

This UNESCO publication provides an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of global and regional prevalence and trends related to school-related violence and examines the nature and impact of school violence and bullying. It reviews national responses, focusing on countries that have seen positive trends in prevalence and identifies factors that have contributed to an effective response to school violence and bullying.

REUNIÓN DE AUTORIDADES NACIONALES EN MATERIA DE TRATA DE PERSONAS / MEETING OF NATIONAL AUTHORITIES ON TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS

  • 23 febrero 2021
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La reunión de autoridades nacionales en materia de trata de personas es el foro político para la toma de decisiones en materia de prevención y enfrentamiento de esto delito y la asistencia y protección a las víctimas. La reunión es realizada a cada dos años bajo la presidencia rotativa de un Estado Miembro de la Organización de los Estados Americanos.

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The Meeting of National Authorities on Trafficking in Persons is the main political forum for decision-making on the prevention and prosecution of this crime as well as on the assistance and protection of its victims. The meeting takes place every two years and is presided by the country elected to be the chair.

Exploited and Prosecuted: When Victims of Human Trafficking Commit Crimes

UNODC releases new publication "Female victims of trafficking for sexual exploitation as defendants: A case law analysis"

  • 21 diciembre 2020
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Exploited and Prosecuted: When Victims of Human Trafficking Commit Crimes

Women and girls, who are often themselves victims of human trafficking and are sexually exploited by criminal gangs, are being prosecuted and convicted for human trafficking-related crimes, according to a new UNODC publication., Female victims of trafficking for sexual exploitation as defendants: A case law analysis

These victims often have no alternative but to obey an order. Some hope to limit their own exploitation or escape poverty by playing a role in the criminal process.

Yet at the same time, the traffickers use the women and girls as a shield to protect themselves from being punished for their crimes.

These are the findings of a new UNODC study which aims to shed light on this alarming trend. The publication highlights the complexities faced by victims of human trafficking, with a view to assist the authorities and victim support services that handle such cases.

Source: Textt by UNODC, 2020

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