2017 Femicide Report has been released.
At Least 24 Killed Due To Domestic Violence In 2017 | Annual Report Offers Community and Policy Recommendations
The 2017 Femicide Report highlights the lives and untimely deaths of at least 19 women murdered by a current or former intimate partner and at least 5 family members, friends and bystanders murdered due to intimate partner violence.
The report focuses on significant issues related to the homicides including: firearm access and policy implementation; economic instability; and the impact of immigration status on victims of domestic violence.
Since 1989, the Femicide Report has provided annual documentation on intimate partner homicides across the state of Minnesota. The Femicide Report is the only document of its kind in Minnesota. A copy of the report can be found at www.mcbw.org and attached to this post.