femicide

Killings spark calls to tackle violence against women in France

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French government accused of remaining ‘scandalously’ silent on grim start to the year for women and girls.

French police face disciplinary action over wife burned to death

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Several French police officers, including a commissioner, two commanders and a brigadier, face being disciplined over a “series of failures” in the case of a woman who had filed a complaint for violence against her husband who is accused of later shooting her in the street and then setting her on fire with petrol. 

Man jailed for life over killing that led to femicide outcry in France

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Bruno Garcia-Cruciani’s murder of Julie Douib in Corsica became a rallying call against domestic killings.

French government holds femicide conference but critics brand it 'meaningless'

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The French interior ministry recorded 121 femicides in 2018, a murder every three days.