UN Briefing Voices of femicide

On Nov. 25, 2013, the United Nations observed International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. In recognition of this day, an event took place at the UN under the umbrella of the Secretary General’s UNITE Campaign. A performance entitled “Wounded to Death” by Italian playwright Serena Dandini showcased the multidimensionality of femicide through monologue, giving a voice to victims of gender violence around the world. One of these striking accounts is included here. Read article by Abby McCrary, Dominican Volunteer