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Lives Cut Short: Trafficking from Mexico to New York

February 2, 2012

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By Zaira Cortes GarciaGlobal Connect! BloggerWednesday, February 1, 2012 NEW YORK–“In Mexico, many girls do not have to play at being prostitutes. They are forced by organized crime into prostitution”, says Silvia Calderon, with a firm voice. The dogs barking and women whispering do not distract Silvia. The Mexican mother tells her story via cell […]

Mexican women fight exploitation

January 9, 2012

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Listen / Download Girl on the street A growing number of women are facing exploitation on the streets of Mexico City one of the world’s largest cities that’s according to organizations in the Central American country that are working to protect women from prostitution and homelessness. More and more young people, especially women, are ending […]

Women Targeted by Mexico Drug Violence

September 7, 2011

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Written by Clare ForsytheMonday, 05 September 2011 15:11 Many female migrants from Mexico to the U.S. have been displaced by violence, often linked to organized crime, with Mexican women targeted by sex traffickers, gender-based killings, and often recruited by criminal gangs themselves. A recent press release from womens’ advocacy group REDGE said that most female […]

Women Targeted by Mexico Drug Violence

September 7, 2011

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Written by Clare ForsytheMonday, 05 September 2011 15:11 Many female migrants from Mexico to the U.S. have been displaced by violence, often linked to organized crime, with Mexican women targeted by sex traffickers, gender-based killings, and often recruited by criminal gangs themselves. A recent press release from womens’ advocacy group REDGE said that most female […]

MEXICO Women Inmates Share Prison Conditions with Their Children

September 2, 2011

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By Patricia Briseño* OAXACA, Mexico , Aug 31, 2011 (IPS/CIMAC) – María S. lays her infant son down on one of the cold concrete slabs of her cell in the central penitentiary of Santa María Ixcotel, in the metropolitan area of this city in southwestern Mexico. Wrapped only in a small, thin blanket, the child […]

MEXICO Women Inmates Share Prison Conditions with Their Children

September 2, 2011

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By Patricia Briseño* OAXACA, Mexico , Aug 31, 2011 (IPS/CIMAC) – María S. lays her infant son down on one of the cold concrete slabs of her cell in the central penitentiary of Santa María Ixcotel, in the metropolitan area of this city in southwestern Mexico. Wrapped only in a small, thin blanket, the child […]

130 women killed in Juárez this year; Chihuahua AG says fight for women’s rights painful and slow

August 25, 2011

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Marisela Ortega Lozano / El Paso TimesPosted: 08/25/2011 04:33:25 AM MDT As violence against women escalates in Juárez and Chihuahua state, Chihuahua prosecutors acknowledged the long struggle held in the region to claim women’s rights. Chihuahua’s Attorney General Carlos Manuel Salas gathered Tuesday with members of a Mexican committee on femicides in México City to […]