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More than 1,600 Women Murdered by Men in One Year, New Study Finds from the Violence Policy Center, 09/20/2016

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

This annual VPC report is being released in advance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October. The study uses 2014 data, the most recent year for which information is available.

The study also ranks the states on the rate of women murdered by men. In 2014, Alaska had the highest rate, followed by Louisiana, Nevada, Oklahoma, and South Carolina. (A list of the 10 states with the highest rates of women murdered by men follows below.)

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