Femicide: an overview of major findings

ISSN
0817-8542
ISBN
0642241163
Published Date
Series
Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice
124
Research Program
NHMP
Abstract

This paper provides an overview of the major findings of a larger study (Femicide: the killing of women in Australia 1989-1998) of the intentional killing of adult women. The study analysed data from the National Homicide Monitoring Program, which is based on all cases of homicide identified by Australian State and Territory police services. the data set analysed contains a total of 2821 homicide incidents that occurred between 1 July 1989 and 30 June 1998.