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Too many femicides

During a visit to the province of Sanchez Ramirez, the Minister for Women, Janet Camilo, criticized the high levels of violence against women, noting that it was in this province where another woman recently lost her life.

She said that according to recent data, a Dominican woman is killed every 48 hours. According to the National Police, from January to 12 June 2017, 43 women have been killed in a violent manner.

Camilo called on Dominican men to examine their consciences and said that more needs to be done to protect the lives of women.

Source: DR1, Elcaribe

June 16, 2017

Category: DR News |

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