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June 24, 2016 — Femicide Definitions
Summary:

In this article, the author explains how the terms femicide and feminicide have developed along different lines, why the Western notion of femicide tends to overlook the cause and reason of a women's death, and argues for a narrower understanding.

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Linguistic Cracks in the use of the term femicide | Oxford Human Rights Hub

June 24, 2016
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Executive Summary

In this article, the author explains how the terms femicide and feminicide have developed along different lines, why the Western notion of femicide tends to overlook the cause and reason of a women's death, and argues for a narrower understanding.

Alec Cunningham — Oxford Human Rights Hub