Femicide | 4th Type

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Femicide is the third kind we are going to view under the series called Violation Against Women and Children. Do click on the link to have a brief idea.

This is such a wonderful type of killing. The meaning explains that femicide is the killing of a woman or girl, in particular by a man because she is a female. Yes, you heard it right! I told you it was wonderful! 😡 For sure most of us might have heard the killings of baby girls because they are girls, this is as well considered femicide. Feminist author Diana Russel defines this furthermore: “Femicide is on the extreme end of a continuum of antifemale terror that includes a wide variety of verbal and physical abuse, such as rape, torture, sexual slavery (particularly in prostitution), incestuous and extrafamilial child sexual abuse, physical and emotional battery, sexual harassment (on the phone, in the streets, at the office…

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