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Estimated 45,000 women and girls killed by family member in 2021, UN says

Alarmingly high’ worldwide data on femicide shows that more than half of victims were killed by husband, partner or other relative

More than five women and girls were killed every hour by a family member in 2021, according to new UN figures on femicide.

  • Sarah Johnson
  • The Guardian

A report, published on Wednesday, showed that 45,000 women and girls – more than half (56%) of the …

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