Femicide: New York City is Safer than Ever ... Unless You're a Woman

New York Press | August 14, 2008
In a city that is touted as one of the safest in the country, domestic-partner homicides persist. Last year, NYC's homicides numbered 496, which is a commendable number, especially compared to the early 1990s when the number was well over 2,200. Since the late '90s, however, the number of women killed by their partners hasn’t declined; it's difficult to make headway in preventing this type of killing.

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