Femicide Watch | Republic of Ireland 2017

onto Research, Analysis, Reports

publication date: 
Nov 24, 2017
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Women’s Aid launch the Femicide Watch 2017. Eight women have died violently in 2017. Six women killed in their own homes. Overall, 216 women have been killed since Women’s Aid Femicide Project began in 1996 (an average of 10 women per year).
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Women’s Aid launch the Femicide Watch 2017. Eight women have died violently in 2017. Six women killed in their own homes. Overall, 216 women have been killed since Women’s Aid Femicide Project began in 1996 (an average of 10 women per year). 16 children have died alongside their mothers. Report dispels the belief that women are at high risk from ‘stranger danger’. 88% of women murdered in Ireland are killed by a man known to them.

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