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Global study on homicide : gender-related killing of women and girls United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Contributor(s): United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Vienna, Austria : United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, 2018Description: electronic document (66 pages) ; PDF file.Subject(s): DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | FAMILY VIOLENCE | HOMICIDE | INTERNATIONAL COMPARISON | INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE | STATISTICSOnline resources: Click here to access online | Media release Summary: This study gives an overview of the scope of gender-related killing of women and girls. It provides in-depth analysis of killings perpetrated within the family sphere and examines forms of gender-related killings perpetrated outside the family sphere, such as the killing of women in conflict and the killing of female sex workers. The study explores the scale of intimate partner/family-related killings of women and girls, and describes different forms of gender-related killings of women. It also looks at the characteristics of the perpetrators of intimate partner killings, the link between lethal and non-lethal violence against women, and the criminal justice response. This booklet is part of the forthcoming Global Study on Homicide by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) due for release in 2019. (From the document). Record #6091
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This study gives an overview of the scope of gender-related killing of women and girls. It provides in-depth
analysis of killings perpetrated within the family sphere and examines forms of gender-related killings
perpetrated outside the family sphere, such as the killing of women in conflict and the killing of female sex
workers. The study explores the scale of intimate partner/family-related killings of women and girls, and
describes different forms of gender-related killings of women. It also looks at the characteristics of the perpetrators of intimate partner killings, the link between lethal and non-lethal violence against women, and the criminal justice response. This booklet is part of the forthcoming Global Study on Homicide by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) due for release in 2019. (From the document). Record #6091