The patterns that emerge

When you record all the murders of women by men, patterns start to emerge. Tracy McVeigh and Claire Colley's feature on the Femicide Census for The Guardian in 2015.
The block of flats in Wakefield where Kimberley Frank and Samantha Sykes were killed by Ahmad Otak in 2012. Photograph: Amy Murphy/PA
The block of flats in Wakefield where Kimberley Frank and Samantha Sykes were killed by Ahmad Otak in 2012. Photograph: Amy Murphy/PA

Tracy McVeigh interviewed Karen Ingala Smith as the Femicide Census was launched in 2015. She covers how the Femicide Census built upon Ingala Smith’s work Counting Dead Women and was developed in partnership with Women’s Aid, supported by international firms Freshfields and Deloitte.

Claire Colley looks of the lives of three women who were killed by men, 29-year-old Mumtahina Jannat, 18-year old Samantha Sykes and Joanna Simpson who was killed at 46.

Read the full article on The Guardian website.

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