New Blog Post: The Women, Police, and Insecurity Agenda: Argentina's Response to Surging Femicide and Domestic Gun Violence by Its Security Forces

'During the pandemic-imposed restrictions of 2021, Argentinian society faced an unrelated outbreak of femicides committed by members of the country’s security forces.

The Women’s Office of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation affirms that of the 231 recorded femicides, 25 were committed by security forces personnel, 7.1 per cent more than the previous year. Fifteen of these killings involved firearms, of which at least 13 were service weapons, one was an authorized non-service weapon, and one was of unknown status...'

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