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Shraddha Walker Murder Case | Over 5 women killed every hour by family member, report on female homicides reveals

Most killings of women and girls are gender motivated. On average more than 5 women are killed every hour by someone in their own family.

November 25, 2022 / 05:39 PM IST
Shraddha Walker murder case is a grim reminder of prevalence of intimate partner violence. Now a recent study has revealed that over half of women murdered in 2012 worldwide were killed by partner or family. (Image: News18 Creative)
The Shraddha Walker murder case served as a grim reminder of the prevalence of intimate partner violence. Now, a recent study has revealed that over half of women murdered in 2012 worldwide were killed by their partner or family. (Image: News18 Creative)
Most killings of women and girls are gender motivated. On average more than 5 women are killed every hour by someone in their own family. (Image: News18 Creative)
Most killings of women and girls are gender motivated. On average more than 5 women are killed every hour by someone in their own family. (Image: News18 Creative)
While the overwhelming majority of male homicides occur outside the private sphere, for women and girls the most dangerous place is the home. (Image: News18 Creative)
While the overwhelming majority of male homicides occur outside the private sphere, for women and girls the most dangerous place is the home. (Image: News18 Creative)
Homicides in the private sphere have disproportionate impact on women. (Image: News18 Creative)
Homicides in the private sphere have a disproportionate impact on women. (Image: News18 Creative)
4 in 10 female homicides remain unclassified. (Image: News18 Creative)
4 in 10 female homicides remain unclassified. (Image: News18 Creative)
A look at the estimated number of female victims of intimate partner/family-related homicide, by region in 2021. (Image: News18 Creative)
A look at the estimated number of female victims of intimate partner/family-related homicide, by region in 2021. (Image: News18 Creative)
In 2021, out of every 1,00,000 women and girls worldwide, approximately 1.1 were killed by their intimate partners or other family members. (Image: News18 Creative)
In 2021, out of every 1,00,000 women and girls worldwide, approximately 1.1 were killed by their intimate partners or other family members. (Image: News18 Creative)
A look at the extent of female intimate partner homicide. (Image: News18 Creative)
A look at the extent of female intimate partner homicide. (Image: News18 Creative)
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first published: Nov 25, 2022 05:39 pm