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05. Criminal Justice System
06. Intentional Homicide (Females prosecuted)
"INTENTIONAL HOMICIDE (FEMALES PROSECUTED)" means the total number of alleged Female offenders against whom prosecution for Intentional Homicide commenced in the reporting year. Alleged Female offenders may be prosecuted by the public prosecutor or the law enforcement agency responsible for prosecution, at the national level, irrespective of the case-ending decision.
"INTENTIONAL HOMICIDE" (ICCS 0101) is defined as "Unlawful death inflicted upon a 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).
[Sources: United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (UN-CTS) 2016;
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]


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Panama201414 
Paraguay201449 
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