Study reveals a woman is murdered every thirty hours in Argentina

Posted on October 20, 2011 • Filed under: Argentina, Crime, Latin America Womens Issues, Social Issues

An NGO in Rosario made ​​a statistic based on femicides in the newspapers. There were 23 murders of women every month. In the province of Buenos Aires there were 65 events in Santa Fe, 21. Were between 14 and 44. The Institute for Legal and Social Studies of Women (undesirable-Woman), Rosario, recorded so far this year through September, 207 cases of homicide-women, with an average of 23 per month, less than 24 , 66, 2010, the year when there were 296 crimes of this type. Most victims were between 14 and 44 years.
“Femicide is the most extreme form of gender-based violence and male dominance. It is a form of power, domination and control that men exercise against women, “he told news agency Telam undesirable-president of Women, Naomi Chiarotti. Read Article

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