Gender Inequality

As the UK publishes its first census of women killed by men, here’s a global look at the problem

More than half of women and girls killed by men are murdered by their current or previous partners. Image: Unsplash/Charl Folscher

Douglas Broom

Senior Writer, Formative Content

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