16 Days Campaign Day 13
Femicide is a sex-based, hate crime term, broadly defined as "the intentional killing of women or girls because they are females."
Ana Clara’s Story
Ana Clara was thirty and lived on the periphery of Porto Alegre, Brazil. She was in a relationship with a partner for six years and had one daughter. The relationship was very unstable and there was a lot of conflict and violence which resulted in repeated break-ups. On New Year’s Eve 2007, Ana Clara was stabbed to death by her partner.