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Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Conference October 18-19, 2017

Hosted by Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations
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Jul 17, 2017
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Femicide of Women Who Are Older

Between 1974 and 2012 1 in 5 women murdered in Ontario was 55 years or older: 67% of older femicide victims were retired. This finding demonstrates the substantial number of older women in Ontario who were killed.
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Mar 22, 2017
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Punishing Femicide: Criminal Justice Responses to the Killing of Women over Four Decades

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Femicide of Older Women

There is a lack of consensus on what age group constitutes “older people”, including older women.
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Jan 4, 2017
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Woman Killing: Intimate Femicide in Ontario | 1974-1994

This research article is about the numbers and trends in femicide in Ontario during the past 20 years.
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Sep 10, 1999
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National Trends in Intimate Partner Homicides Explaining Declines in Canada | 1976 to 2001

This research article that explains the reasons for the decline in domestic homicide in Canada.
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Jul 9, 2009
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Intimate Femicide Followed by Suicide | American Society for Suicidology

This research article examines the role of "Premeditation Suicide" and "Life-Threatening Behavior".
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Feb 9, 2005
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The Cost of 'Lost' Intimacy | British Journal of Criminology

This article examines whether 'separation' killings draw harsher sanctions than 'intact' killings.
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Oct 9, 2003
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Differences in the Characteristics of Intimate Partner Femicides

This piece of research points out that the characteristics of people involved in intimate femicides as well as the circumstances surrounding the killing do differ according to the type of relationship.
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Jul 9, 1998
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Domestic Violence Homicide in Minnesota | Femicide Report 2014

This report is dedicated to the women, children, and men who lost their lives in Minnesota during 2014 as a result of domestic violence.
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May 2, 2014
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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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Domestic Violence Homicide in Minnesota | Femicide Report 2016

The release of the 2016 Femicide Report marks 28 years of efforts by MCBW to document the deaths resulting from domestic violence in Minnesota.
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Dec 31, 2016
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