RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil has officially registered the death of 1,338 women in 2020 due to their gender condition, murders committed mostly by partners, ex-partners or
alleged partners, such as the case that last Wednesday, June 2, of nurse student Vitórya Melissa Mota, 22, stabbed to death in the food court of a Niterói (RJ) shopping mall.
Last year's consolidated data, with 10 of its 12 months in the Covid-19 pandemic, were collected from the secretariats of Public Safety of the 26 states and the Federal District.
Compared to 2019 there was a . . .