Femicide: Is a Woman’s Life Worth More Than a Man’s?

Deciding the weight of a crime based on the sex of the victim is repulsive; it goes against the principle of equality before the law and is unethical. (Conceitos)
(Q24N) To say that a woman’s life is worth more than a man’s sounds so awful that even those who defend laws against “femicide” refuse to recognize it.
However, in Colombia and other countries where “feminicide” has been established as a crime, that seems to be the case. A male murderer of a woman receives a tougher sentence than a woman who kills anybody.
Deciding the weight of a crime based on the sex of the victim is repulsive; it goes against the principle of equality before the law and is unethical. Why should the murderer pay more for being a man than

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