The very first  Femicide Census was released in the U.K. last month, offering a “clear and striking picture” of the extent of “men’s fatal violence against women,” writes Zoe Holman.

“Femicide cuts across geographic, economic, cultural and educational lines, as well as age groups,” notes Holman.

Femicides account for nearly 1 in 5 of global homicides, according to the Small Arms Survey. The overall aim of the new census is to highlight femicide as a hate crime and to ensure that it is taken seriously by authorities and the press as well as to ensure that the victims are remembered as individuals through the stories of family members, Holman says.

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