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Femicide: Narratives of Gender Crimes

Femicides are violent deaths of women resulting from power struggles between men and women. This was a qualitative study that used the tool of narratives to analyze police investigations of female homicides in Porto Alegre, in the years from 2006 to 2010.
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Apr 16, 2010
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Brazil

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Research, Analysis, Reports

Brazil: New Research on Open Data and Cases of Femicide | ARTICLE 19

The rate of femicides in Brazil currently ranks fifth highest in the world. According to the research “Map of Violence 2015”, the number of murders stands at 4.8 for every 100 thousand women.
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Mar 8, 2018
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Killing of Rio de Janeiro Councilwoman Critical of Police Rattles Brazil

Killing of Rio de Janeiro Councilwoman Critical of Police Rattles Brazil
Marielle Franco, a Rio de Janeiro councilwoman, was killed after she denounced police brutality. Her killing shattered the cavalier attitude that prevails in much of this megacity in the face of rising violence.
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Mar 15, 2018
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Brazil

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