Key def­i­ni­tions

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Gen­der-based vi­o­lence: Any phys­i­cal, sex­ual, emo­tional or psy­cho­log­i­cal act per­pe­trated against a per­son’s will, stem­ming from gen­der norms and un­equal power re­la­tions.

Pa­tri­archy: A sys­tem of so­ci­ety or gov­ern­ment in which men hold the power and women are largely ex­cluded from it.

Womxn: A word de­vel­oped by fem­i­nists to stress the in­de­pen­dence of women, by ex­clud­ing the word

“man or men”.

Femi­cide: The killing of a woman or girl, in par­tic­u­lar by a man and on ac­count of her gen­der.

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