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Almost 9 In 10 Women Murdered In Ireland Are Killed By A Man They Know

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Almost 9 in 10 women murdered in Ireland are killed by a man known to them.

That's what's been revealed in Women's Aid's Femicide Watch 2018 report, released today.

Over half were murdered by their current or former boyfriend, partner or husband and 61% of women were killed in their own homes.

Since 1996, there have been 225 women who've been killed, that's an average of ten per year.

Women's Aid is calling for domestic killings here to be reviewed.

 


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