Towards a Global Femicide Index: Counting the Costs

1st Edition

Sandra Walklate, Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Jude McCulloch, JaneMaree Maher

January 3, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 128 Pages
ISBN 9781138389083 - CAT# K399416
Series: Criminology in Focus


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Increasingly there is global attention on the prevalence of women’s deaths resulting from intimate partner violence.While there are global indices for deaths that relate to public violence, such as terrorism, there is to date no systematic global count of killings of women by their intimate partners. It considers the possibilities and challenges that arise in counting intimate femicide. It argues that such an exercise needs to avoid narrow empiricism and instead be part of a broader feminist political project aimed at ending violence against women.

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