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The recent callous murder of Ashling Murphy, going for a run along the canal in Tullamore, in broad daylight, has led to an outcry against the pandemic of global violence against women. This outcry led to candle light vigils for Ashling in towns and cities throughout Ireland, England and Scotland, and to numerous discussions on femicide on television and the daily papers. This reflection is one small response to the emerging consciousness of the appreciation of the lives of women.

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