In the present document we will analyze why violence against women has been on the rise from coups, kicks and insults, have been left behind now has been moved to stabbings, strangulations and even kill in cold blood with a knife. The situation is worrisome and the measures adopted are never enough to first punish their former cohabitants and fear of relatives puts in trouble when reporting such aggressions and death. According to information provided by the Ministry of Women's Affairs, the figures for violence against women are alarming in 2014 alone, when 600 victims of femicide caused by their cohabitants are recorded in the ministry's archives.
|Original language||Spanish (Ecuador)|
|Journal||Revista Caribeña De Las Ciencias Sociales|
|State||Published - 30 May 2019|