Females Murdered by Males in Single Victim/Single Offender Incidents
When Men Murder Women is released annually by the Violence Policy Center. This is not the most recent version of the study.
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Table of Contents
The Myth: The Stranger Lurking in the Alley
The Reality: The Husband or Boyfriend with a Gun
Key Findings: A Summary of the Study
Conclusion: Guns and Domestic Violence – A Deadly Mix
Table One: Number of Females Murdered by Males in Single Victim/Single Offender Homicides and Rates by State, 1996
Table Two: Number of Females Murdered by Males in Single Victim/Single Offender Homicides and Rates by State, 1996, Ranked by State
Understanding the Statistics
This is the full text of the September 1998 Violence Policy Center study When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 1996 Homicide Data. For information on how to order a hard copy of this study, please return to the publications page.