The Guilfordian

U.N. report outlines growth of ‘femicide’

DaeQuan Cancio-Fitzgerald, Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2018

Filed under In Print, World & Nation

On Nov. 25, the U.N.’s Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released a report noting that of the 87,000 recorded female homicide cases in 2017, 58 percent, or around 50,000, were committed by an intimate partner or family member of the victim. The study was released in conjunction with the International...