Femicide in UK, 2017

Frances Perraudin in the Guardian reveals the shocking fact that 76% of women murdered by men in 2017 knew their killer.
Demonstrators at the Million Women Rise march against violence against women in London this year. Photograph: Stephen Bell/Alamy Stoc
Demonstrators at the Million Women Rise march against violence against women in London this year. Photograph: Stephen Bell/Alamy Stoc

Three-quarters of women killed by men in 2017 knew the perpetrator, says Frances Perradin. The piece also covers the extent of overkill which was first discussed in the 2017 report. The Femicide Census challenges dominant narratives of knife crime which focus on young men and street violence.

View the full article on the Guardian website.

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