Infografic on femicides 2014 in Latin America and the Caribbean | ECLAC

onto Official Data and Statistics

publication date: 
Nov 16, 2015
summary: 
According to official data from the region’s countries compiled by the Gender Equality Observatory for Latin America and the Caribbean of ECLAC, 1903 women were murdered because of their gender in 15 Latin American countries and 3 Caribbean nations
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Recommendations:
- Improve administrative records to learn the real number of femicides in all the region’s countries
- Foster programs to prevent all forms of violence against women to avoid femicide
- Allocate economic resources to preventing violence and providing reparations to victims