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One Woman Dead Every Three Days: Domestic Abuse in Numbers | The Guardian

In the year to March 2017, 1.9 million people in England and Wales—1.2 women and 713,000 men—experienced domestic abuse, according to the Office for National Statistics. Two women are killed every week in England by a partner or ex-partner.
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Dec 14, 2017
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United Kingdom

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Domestic Violence Homicide in Minnesota | Femicide Report 2015

Rise in domestic violence in 2015 compared to the previous year.
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May 7, 2015
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United States
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Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (Istanbul Convention) | 2011

The Istanbul Convention is the major European convention that includes a framework to prevent femicide.
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May 11, 2011
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Turkey
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