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The UK Femicide Census: 2017 Findings | Women's Aid UK

December 18, 2018 — Studies, Analyses, Reports

This third report by the UK Femicide Census looks at 139 women who were killed by a man or where a man is the principal perpetrator/suspect in the UK in 2017.

Author(s) / Source: Women's Aid

"Because of the Femicide Census, we now know that between 2009 and 2017 in the UK:

  • A woman is killed every three days by a man
  • A woman is killed by her male partner or former partner every four days
  • A third of women killed by their male partner are killed after separation, of whom a third are killed in the first month and three quarters within a year."