Shalva Weil

Affiliation: 
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Past Editor of The European Sociologist
Discussion – Key Debates, Viewpoints & Interviews

Gendering – Coronavirus (Covid-19) and Femicide

2020, issue 45, Shalva Weil: Femicide, or the killing of women because they are women, is also a pandemic, and yet it has never been declared as such by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Until recently, it was also ‘invisible’ in sociology. Femicide, like the coronavirus, occurs in every society indiscriminately and spreads at an incalculable rate.

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