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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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In El Salvador, ‘Girls Are a Problem’ | The New York Times

In 2016 alone, 524 women were killed in El Salvador. Opinion piece looks at victims and survivors, role of society.
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Sep 2, 2017
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El Salvador
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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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Turkey
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Femicide of Older Women

There is a lack of consensus on what age group constitutes “older people”, including older women.
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Jan 4, 2017
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Canada
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Woman Killing: Intimate Femicide in Ontario | 1974-1994

This research article is about the numbers and trends in femicide in Ontario during the past 20 years.
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Sep 10, 1999
countries: 
Canada
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Intimate Femicide Followed by Suicide | American Society for Suicidology

This research article examines the role of "Premeditation Suicide" and "Life-Threatening Behavior".
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Feb 9, 2005
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Canada
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The Cost of 'Lost' Intimacy | British Journal of Criminology

This article examines whether 'separation' killings draw harsher sanctions than 'intact' killings.
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Oct 9, 2003
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Canada
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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
countries: 
Canada
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Chiffres clés—Les Morts Violentes au sein du Couple 2015 | Study by the French Government

This study is conducted each year by the Délégation aux victimes du ministère de l’intérieur with an aim to quantify and describe intimate partner or former companions homicides perpetrated in metropolitan France and overseas.
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Jun 30, 2017
countries: 
France

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Combating Violence against Women in Belgium | EIGE 2015

The full extent of violence against women is difficult to estimate, as it continues to be under-reported and stigmatised, meaning that what actually gets reported is only a fraction of the reality.
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Nov 25, 2015
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Belgium
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Infografic on femicides 2014 in Latin America and the Caribbean | ECLAC

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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Nov 16, 2015
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Domestic Violence Homicide in Minnesota | Femicide Report 2014

This report is dedicated to the women, children, and men who lost their lives in Minnesota during 2014 as a result of domestic violence.
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May 2, 2014
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United States
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