Men killed 20 women, three other men and two children, injured 24 women, raped 11 and sexually harassed seven more in July, 2012, according to news reports compiled by bianet from local and national newspapers, news websites and agencies.
Women’s husbands turned out to be their worst nemesis, as they were most frequently the culprits in cases of murder and violence.
Istanbul topped the list in women‘s murders, while the northwestern province of Bursa saw the largest number of cases of violence toward women. The southern province of Antalya also witnessed incidents of rape more so than any other province.
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