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Femicide or feminicide
Official information for 15 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean shows that at least 3,287 women have been victims of femicide or femicide in 2018. If to these are added data from nine countries in the region that only record femicides committed by the victim's partner or ex-partner, it can be stated that the number of femicides for the year 2018 has been of at least 3,527 women.
The Latin American countries with the highest rate of femicide per 100,000 women are: El Salvador (6.8), Honduras (5.1), Bolivia (2.3), Guatemala (2.0) and the Dominican Republic (1.9).
In the Caribbean, Saint Lucia had a rate of 4.4 femicides per 100,000 women in 2017, while in Trinidad and Tobago the rate was 3.4 in 2018.