South Africa Medical Research Council
Naeemah Abrahams, Shanaaz Mathews, Rachel Jewkes, Lorna Martin and Carl Lombard
01 Aug 2012
18 Apr 2017
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The killing of a woman by her partner is the most extreme consequence of intimate partner violence. Monitoring such violence provides insights on the impact of laws, policies and programs for gender-based violence prevention. This research brief compares the results of two South African national studies that described prevalence and patterns of female homicide and intimate femicide in 1999 and 2009.