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This woman is a hero. A nurse in Texas is documenting the epidemic of women murdered

by their fathers, husbands, ex-boyfriends, cousins, sons, neighbors and strangers. Her name is Dawn Wilcox and she has spent much of the last two years compiling details about the lives and deaths of women and girls killed by men in the US. The tally for 2018 is 1,600. On the Women Count USA Facebook page she has recounted lives of 6,000 women now dead, but thanks to her, not forgotten.
[link:https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/apr/11/the-nurse-tracking-americas-epidemic-of-murdered-women|
From The Guardian: ]

To Wilcox, the women on her list are victims of an epidemic unseen or ignored, the result of societal attitudes that see women’s lives as the property of men. Pushing back against that means documenting the victims, the impact of male violence, and the stories behind the numbers
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