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A Story of Violence: 16 Objects show the Reality of Gender-based Violence around the world | United Nations Population Fund (UNPF)

Violence against women and girls is the most pervasive human rights abuse in the world, affecting every country and community. One in three women will experience some form of abuse in her lifetime.
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Nov 22, 2017
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Hijas e Hijos de Mujeres Asesinadas, Víctimas Ignoradas del Feminicidio | Cimac Noticias

Children often come across as the ignored and invisible victims of feminicide. The General Law on Victims adopted by the Mexican government is brought up by the article, making reference to the number of children orphaned by feminicide in Mexico.
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Nov 29, 2017
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Mexico

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Turkey's Deepening Tragedy of Murdered Women | Mail&Guardian

In the first five months of 2017, 173 women were killed across Turkey compared with 137 in the same period of 2016.
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Jul 12, 2017
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Cases of Femicides in Mexico since 2016: Interactive Maps

Independent civic initiative based on open data which, using geographical coordinates, has mapped 2,355 cases of femicide in Mexico since 2016.
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Jul 24, 2017
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Mexico
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1990-2015: 25 Year's of Femicide in Ontario | OAITH

This report focuses specifically on the number of women and children murdered as a result of Intimate Partner Violence in Ontario.
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Jul 4, 2017
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Canada
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COST Action: The European Homicide Monitor

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