El Salvador → femicide

Inside El Salvador's femicide crisis | Elle UK

April 1, 2019 — News

In El Salvador, a woman is murdered every 18 hours. In 2017, 468 femicides occurred, according to the Institute of Legal Medicine. In 2018, the official number is over 300 – and growing. The article highlighs individual cases and offers explanations such as the country's culture of misogyny.

Author(s) / Source: Elle UK


An interesting fact mentioned: "In September, the UN announced an €15 million contribution to end femicide in Latin America. €11 million will go to El Salvador."  This money is part of a larger investment by the UN-EU Spotlight initiative to end femicide in selected Latin American countries.