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Femicide in Spain, Portugal and Italy: data review from 2004 to 2016
Titolo Rivista: SOCIOLOGIA E POLITICHE SOCIALI 
Autori/Curatori: Maria Lameiras Fernandez, Yolanda Rodriguez Castro, Fabio Piacenti, Patricia Alonso Ruido, Maria Victoria Carrera Fernandez 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2018 Fascicolo: Lingua: Inglese 
Numero pagine:  19 P. 45-63 Dimensione file:  265 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SP2018-001004
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Intimate femicide, the intentional killing of women by male partners, is the most common form of femicide. It is the aim of this study to identify and analyze the situation of intimate femicide committed by partners or ex-partners in Spain, Portugal and Italy. The article offers, for the first time, an overview of the situation in three countries specifically taking into account the data available about intimate femicide during the period 2004-2016. The rates of intimate femicide are lower in countries where policy development and data collection are comparatively more consistent over time with higher prevalence of intimate femicide in Portugal, twice as many cases as in Spain and Italy. Finally, the study highlights the reasons why femicide data is relevant.


Keywords: Femicide/feminicide; Violence against Women; Intimate Partner Violence; Gender Violence Policies; Southern Europe

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Maria Lameiras Fernandez, Yolanda Rodriguez Castro, Fabio Piacenti, Patricia Alonso Ruido, Maria Victoria Carrera Fernandez, in "SOCIOLOGIA E POLITICHE SOCIALI" 1/2018, pp. 45-63, DOI:10.3280/SP2018-001004

   

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