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Female Homicide Victimization

Black Women Murdered by Men Most Often Die by Gunfire, Usually by Someone They Know

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 12.18.2012 | Black Voices
Josh Sugarmann

Black women in America are almost always killed by someone they know, most often with a gun, and usually as the result of an argument according to "When Men Murder Women," a report released each year by my organization, the Violence Policy Center.

Nevada Once Again Leads Nation in Women Murdered by Men

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

For the third year in a row, and for the fifth time in six years, Nevada ranked first in the nation in the rate of women killed by men according to the annual report When Men Murder Women.

Nevada Ranks #1 in Rate of Women Murdered by Men

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 11.20.2011 | Crime
Josh Sugarmann

For the second year in a row, and for the fourth time in the last five years, Nevada is first in the nation in the rate of women killed by men.

Top Ten Most Murderous States for Women Killed by Men

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Josh Sugarmann

Each year for Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October the Violence Policy Center releases its report When Men Murder Women. This VPC study, usin...

Louisiana #1 in Rate of Women Murdered by Men

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

In cases where the victim-to-offender relationship could be identified, 91 percent of female victims were murdered by someone they knew. Where weapon use could be determined, firearms were the most common.

Domestic Violence Deadly for Women

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Josh Sugarmann

New findings demonstrate how domestic violence can escalate to homicide, often with the help of a gun -- a fact that has not gone unnoticed even in the most pro-gun states.