This normative frameworks is particularly important in the context of Mariana Lima’s case, which happened in the State of Mexico. It serves as a practical tool for public and civil servants to sucessfully implement a gender perspective in the investigatio
In this report the Committee decided to make public its findings and recommendations regarding the abduction, rape and murder of women in the Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, as well as the observations received from the Government of Mexico thereon.
This article analyses the transformation of femicide from an academic concept into a frame for political struggle, and into a crime in the context of Mexican feminist activism against the murders of women, or feminicidios, in Ciudad Juárez and Chihuahua.
This NGO, based in the State of Chihuahua in Mexico, was founded by relatives and friends of young girls disappeared or murdered in this entity. They face this situation by demanding justice to the authorities.
Seven Mexican women are murdered on a daily basis. Only 25% of the cases are investigated as "feminicide", according to the National Citizen Observatory of Femicide. This fantastic interactive research gives an insight to this terrible situation.
There is a systematic pattern of impunity in Mexico, a reflection of the lack of access to justice for women. Frequently, victims are battered and discriminated when trying to access the justice system.