1 femicide every 2 days in Italy

77% killed by partners, exes

(ANSA) - Pescara, November 16 - There was one femicide every two days in Italy between 2006 and 2016, a total of 1,740 and an average of 174 a year, a new study showed Friday.
    In 2017 some 77% of women were killed by their partners or exes, 112 out of a total of 145, it said.
    One in three women between the ages of 16 and 70 has experienced physical or sexual abuse, a total of 6,788,000 women, the study said.
   

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