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Bulletin Femicidal violence in figures. Latin America and the Caribbean - No 1. Bringing an end to violence against women and girls and femicide or feminicide: A key challenge for building a care society

25 November 2022|Infographic

Violence against women and girls and its most extreme expression, femicide, feminicide, or the gender-related killing of women and girls,1 dramatically bring to light the persistence of the structural challenges of gender inequality and gender-based discrimination and violence against women and girls in Latin America and the Caribbean. The deep historical and structural roots of patriarchal, discriminatory and violent cultural patterns, grounded in a culture of privilege, have proven among the most difficult to dismantle.

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