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01. Intentional Homicide (ICCS 0101) (criminal system)
1.2.1b.x Female victims of intentional homicide (rate)
RATE of Female victims of intentional homicide, at the national level.
"Female victim of INTENTIONAL HOMICIDE" is defined as "Unlawful death inflicted upon a (Female) person with the intent to cause death or serious injury".
INCLUSIONS: Murder; honour killing; serious assault leading to death; death as a result of terrorist activities; dowry-related killings; femicide; infanticide; voluntary manslaughter; extrajudicial killings; killings caused by excessive use of force by law enforcement/state officials.
EXCLUSIONS: Death due to legal interventions; justifiable homicide in self-defence; attempted intentional homicide (0102); homicide without the element of intent is non-intentional homicide (0103); non-negligent or involuntary manslaughter (01031); assisting suicide or instigating suicide (0104); illegal feticide (0106); euthanasia (0105); death due to armed conflict.
RATES are calculated per 100,000 females. Some countries with less than 100,000 females have their rates presented for comparison purpose.
[Source: International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (ICCS), UNODC, Mar 2015, p.33. Web: https://www.unodc.org/documents/data-and-analysis/statistics/crime/ICCS/ICCS_English_2016_web.pdf
For population data: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. Web: http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/]


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Bahamas20118.56 
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Belize20117.60 
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