Miscelánea Comillas (Jan 2019)

Gender-Based Institutional Violence against Women: Paradigmatic Cases in the Mexican State

  • Tania Sordo Ruz

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 76, no. 149
pp. 421 – 440


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This article aims to analyze the dimensions of gender-based institutional violence against women —manifested as systemic sexual feminicide and sexual torture– in paradigmatic cases of gender-based violence against women in Mexico that have been reviewed by the Inter-American Human Rights System.