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In Italy 118 women were murdered last year – Curzio

(ANSA) – ROME, JAN 21 – Pietro Curzio, the head of the
supreme Court of Cassation, said Friday that 295 murders took
place in Italy last year and in 118 of those cases women were
the victims.
   
He said that 102 of those women were killed “in the
family-relationship sphere” at the inauguration of the judicial
year in the presence of President Sergio Mattarella.
   
Curzio said 70 were femicides in which the victim was killed by
her current or former partner.
   
He also said that 1,000 people died in workplace accidents in
the first 10 months of 2021, describing the figure as
“unacceptable”. (ANSA).
   

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