femicide

March 3, 2020
Estefanía Camacho Jiménez

En México se registran 10.5 mujeres asesinadas cada día. Qué está haciendo el gobierno al respecto?

March 3, 2020
Estefanía Camacho Jiménez

An average of 10.5 women are murdered every day in Mexico. What is the government doing to stop the femicides?

February 4, 2019
Nidia Bautista

Ecatepec, Mexico, has one of the highest femicide rates in the country. Without enforcement of laws against gender-based violence, victims’ family members have had to become their own advocates as they seek justice for their murdered loved ones.

July 31, 2017
Nidia Bautista

Lesvy Berlin Rivera Osorio’s death in Mexico City was ruled a suicide amidst judicial irregularities and impunity. Activists are mobilizing to denounce the death not only as murder, but also as feminicide. 

March 23, 2017
Heather Vrana

A protest by abused adolescents at a homeless shelter in Guatemala led to a massive fire that killed 40 minors. The Guatemalan state is responsible.

September 6, 2011
When the bodies of two female reporters were found dead in Mexico City last Thursday, public opinion questioned whether their murder should be investigated as a crime against free expression or a crime against women. Before any evidence was gathered, it was assumed that they were killed because they were reporters on the trail of information that somebody didn’t want uncovered. The second supposition was that they were killed simply because they were women.
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