Colombia’s New Femicide Law ‘Key Step’ To Reduce Violence Against Women, TRF Reports

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Colombia confronts femicide, the “most extreme form of violence against women”
“Colombia’s new law on femicide is a key step to combat violence against women, but forensic experts and prosecutors will need to change the way they investigate gender-related killings to win convictions, officials said. In this Latin American country of 47 million people where on average one woman is killed every two days, the issue of femicide — defined as the killing of a woman by a man because of her gender — is under the spotlight…” (Moloney, 8/20).

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