There are 10 women killed daily on average across Mexico, and only one in 10 such crimes are solved.
Last year university student Sule Cet fell to her death from the 20th floor of a high-rise in capital city Ankara. Many women's platforms followed her controversial case very closely.
The UN women’s agency kicks off 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, targeting the often-unpunished crime of rape that afflicts women and girls in every country and has been used as a weapon in conflicts.
While France has a progressive reputation and pushes for women’s rights around the world, it has among the highest rates in Europe of domestic violence.
A string of killings across the Arab world should be bigger news and a sign that a lot more needs to be done to protect women who don't conform to narrow expectations.
Femicide is the killing of a woman by a man because of her gender and Latin America has the highest femicide rates in the world. Femicide victims often have a long history of domestic violence.
The murder of women in Mexico usually go unsolved with activists saying police do little. Seven women are murdered each day in Mexico, the National Citizen Femicide Observatory said.
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