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Pandemic of femicide: Violence against women during COVID-19

Femicide, also known as feminicide, is by far the most severe type of gender-based violence (GBV), described as “the deliberate murder of women because they are women.” In 1801 the term femicide originated specifically to convey the action of murdering women. Later on, Wharton’s law lexicon decided to officially publish the term in 1848.[1] Another terminology utilized is “feminicide”, which… Read more →