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Late last year the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime published the Global Study on Violence: Gender-Related Killing of Women and Girls (PDF). It’s taken me a bit to work my way through it, so I am only now getting around to posting it here. If you haven’t checked it out yet, it’s definitely worth your time for the
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I particularly love these reports for the wealth of citations–I got sidetracked in a significant way going down those rabbit holes. The report takes a relatively nuanced view of violence, examining both lethal and non-lethal forms of GBV, even though it specifically centers on homicides, so plenty to be gleaned for forensic practitioners who work solely with living patients.
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