When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 1997 Homicide Data
Females Murdered by Males in Single Victim/Single Offender Incidents
Table of Contents
The Myth: The Stranger Lurking in the Alley
The Reality: The Husband or Boyfriend with a Gun
Key Findings: A Summary of the Report
Conclusion: Guns and Domestic Violence�A Deadly Mix
Appendix One: Number of Females Murdered by Males in Single Victim/Single Offender Homicides and Rates by State, 1997
Understanding the Statistics
Additional Information on the 15 States with the Highest Rate of Female Homicide
This is the full text of the October 1999 Violence Policy Center study When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 1996 Homicide Data. For information on how to order a hard copy of this study, please return to the publications page.
The Violence Policy Center is a national non-profit educational foundation that conducts research on violence in America and works to develop violence-reduction policies and proposals. The Center examines the role of firearms in America, conducts research on firearms violence, and explores new ways to decrease firearm-related death and injury.