Ecuador: 47 cases of femicide registered between January-October 2013

Posted on November 28, 2013 • Filed under: Crime, Ecuador, Latin America Womens Issues, Social Issues reported that from January to October this year, the Ecumenical Commission of Human Rights (Cedhu) reported 47 cases of femicide nationwide. This term refers to the murder of a woman for being such. “This is a hate crime that goes beyond the perpetrator, is the romantic partner, a relative or a perfect stranger, and is the result of male violence,” says the organization in a statement. Read Article

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