Gender Inequality

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

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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, Forum Agenda
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Women are more likely to be killed by their current parents or relatives.
80% of murders were committed by men in 2017. Image: Statista
Share of women who suffered intimate partner physical and/or violence.
45% of Middle Eastern and Northern African women have been subjected to physical and/or sexual violence. Image: World Economic Forum
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