Femicide

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‘Depraved’ builder who murdered two women is sentenced to at least 49 years in prison
East Sussex man killed Alexandra Morgan and Leah Ware, who he kept semi-captive in a shipping container

Matthew Weaver and agencies

13, Jan, 2023 @5:56 PM

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Estimated 45,000 women and girls killed by family member in 2021, UN says
‘Alarmingly high’ worldwide data on femicide shows that more than half of victims were killed by husband, partner or other relative

Sarah Johnson

23, Nov, 2022 @3:25 PM

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Italy records a big increase in femicides over the past year
Official data shows 125 women murdered, with the vast majority killed within a family context

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

15, Aug, 2022 @5:09 PM

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Gangsters killed Maria’s sister in Honduras. A note on the door told her she was next …
Maria and her family were given help to start a new life in safety, but she is just one of a quarter of a million people in the country internally displaced by violence

Sarah Johnson in Tegucigalpa

21, Jun, 2022 @6:15 AM

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‘Femicide nation’: murder of young woman casts spotlight on Mexico’s gender violence crisis
Discovery of teen’s body has sparked a nationwide outcry and protests, following the murders of 1,000 women last year

Tom Phillips and Lillian Perlmutter in Mexico City

26, Apr, 2022 @4:00 PM

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The new wave of female film-makers confronting Mexico’s violence against women
After years of on-screen successes led by the likes of Guillermo del Toro and Alfonso Cuarón, female directors are making their mark with urgent, disquieting cinema

Caitlin Quinlan

19, Apr, 2022 @11:36 AM

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The week in audio: Fallen Women; Iain Dale; Kevin O’Sullivan; A House in History and more
A chilling podcast explores 17 cases of women who fell to their deaths in suspicious circumstances

Miranda Sawyer

16, Apr, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Turkish women’s group targeted as Erdoğan fans flames of ‘culture war’
Attempt to close We Will Stop Femicide on moral grounds criticised as a ‘grotesque’ and divisive step as election looms

Ruth Michaelson and Deniz Barış Narlı

14, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Suicide by domestic violence: call to count the hidden toll of women’s lives
Hundreds of suicides a year could be linked to abuse at home. Experts want to collect better data to bring about real change

Yvonne Roberts

27, Feb, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Femicide Census: there’s a disturbing reason for the falling number of murders
A woman can be killed when she tries to leave her violent partner, which happened less often during the Covid lockdowns

Karen Ingala Smith and Clarrie O'Callaghan

27, Feb, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Man who killed author is found guilty of wife’s murder six years earlier
Ian Stewart given whole-life order for murdering first wife in Cambridgeshire six years before killing Helen Bailey

Alexandra Topping

09, Feb, 2022 @5:51 PM

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Ian Stewart: the narcissistic serial killer who fooled everyone
Analysis: psychologists suggest how ‘parasitic’ killer was capable of murdering two women and getting away with it for years

Jamie Grierson

09, Feb, 2022 @4:24 PM

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