Domestic violence increases substantially in Huila, Colombia

Posted on September 4, 2011 • Filed under: Colombia, Crime, Human Rights Latin America, Latin America Womens Issues, South America

In 2010 the 285 homicides recorded Huila, 3540 cases of interpersonal violence, domestic violence reports 2123 and 415 cases of sexual violence, figures reveal a worrying picture in the Department. This was revealed by the Institute of Legal Medicine in the report ‘Forensis 2010’, under which last year there were 17,459 homicides in the country, 258 fewer than in 2009. There was also a slight decrease in traffic fatalities. 92 less than in 2009. Read Article

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