Stalking And Intimate Partner Femicide*

  • 76% of intimate partner femicide (murder) victims had been stalked by their intimate partner.
  • 67% had been physically abused by their intimate partner.
  • 89% of femicide victims who had been physically abused had also been stalked in the twelve months before their murder.
  • 79% of abused femicide victims reported stalking during the same period that they reported abuse.
  • 54% of femicide victims reported stalking to police before they were killed by their stalkers.

* The murder of a woman.

[Mcfarlane et al. (1999). “Stalking and Intimate Partner Femicide,” Homicide Studies].


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