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

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More than five women and girls were killed every hour by a family member in 2021, according to new UN figures on femicide.
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Every 11 minutes, a woman or girl is killed by an intimate partner or family member: UN chief

"Violence against women and girls is the most pervasive human rights violation in the world. Every 11 minutes, a woman or a girl is killed by an intimate partner or family member - and we know that other stresses, from the COVID-19 pandemic to economic turmoil, inevitably lead to even more physical and verbal abuse," the UN chief said.

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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“Every 11 Minutes A Woman Dies at the Hands of an Intimate Partner, Family Member”: Guterres

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that every 11 minutes a woman or a girl is killed by an intimate partner or family member and said that “violence against women and girls is the most pervasive human rights violation in the world.

2 months ago·India
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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

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Every 11 minutes, a woman or girl is killed by an intimate partner or family member: U.N. chief Guterres

The remarks come in the backdrop of the recent Shraddha Walkar murder case that has shocked India with its brutal details

2 months ago·India
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U.N. report: Women, girls face higher risk of murder by family member

A new report finds the deadliest place for many women and girls around the world is at home, according to the United Nations which said 56% of the 81,000 women and girls murdered in 2021 were killed by a family member.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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UN report: 5 women killed every hour by family member

More than half of the women and girls murdered last year were killed by a partner of a close relative, UN data showed. The number of deaths is "alarmingly high," but the UN warns the real situation is likely much worse.

2 months ago·Germany
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