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Recent Femicides in Mexico City

March 19, 2020

Gender-based violence against women is an issue that has ingrained itself deeply into Mexican society and culture over decades of inaction from the government. Despite the protests of human rights activists, the government continues to grant impunity to most murderers, rapists, and other criminals that commit violent acts against women. Specifically, most cases of violence against women in Mexico go uninvestigated and unsolved—leaving thousands of women violated without justice (Miguel Vivanco, 2020).

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