Issue 25 | October 7, 2011
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UNODC study shows that homicide rates are highest in parts of the Americas and Africa

6 October 2011 - UNODC has released its first Global Study on Homicide, which shows that young men, particularly in Central and South America, the Caribbean and Central and Southern Africa, are at greatest risk of falling victim to intentional homicide but that women are at greatest risk of murder owing to domestic violence. There is evidence of rising homicide rates in Central America and the Caribbean, which are "near crisis point", according to the Study. [Read more]]



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