Protesters march to demand urgent measures against gender violence and femicide in Argentina on Wednesday June 3,2015. GETTY/ANDRES RUFFO.
July 30, 2015
From Argentina to Mexico, marches against femicide, or the violent killing of women and girls, have been making waves across Latin America. Last week, women in Mexico gathered to protest domestic violence. The country, where six women are killed each day, is reportedly among the world’s worst countries for violence against women.
But Mexico isn’t alone. Of the 25 countries with the highest femicide rates, more than half come from Latin America and the Caribbean. And often, many of those cases go unresolved.
On Thursday, we’ll speak with activists breaking the silence and demanding action. Join us at 19:30 GMT.