Emergency measures haven’t slowed rising violence against women in Mexico State
One year on from the declaration of a “gender alert,” things are looking as bad, or even worse, for women in Mexico’s most populated state.
After years of decline, Mexico's murder rate is heading back to peak drug war levels
Renewed cartel violence in the first half of this year pushed up Mexico's murder rate by about 15 percent.
Pregnant Women Are the Latest Victims of Mexico’s Femicide Crisis
Six pregnant women have been murdered or disappeared in the last two years in the state of Puebla, attracting attention to its status as the latest hotspot in a wave of extreme violence directed against women in Mexico.
The Pope Tells Mexicans to Open Their Eyes to Injustice
Pope Francis has had some harsh words for Mexico's political and church establishment in the first two days of his six-day visit to the world's second most populous country that is beset by social and security woes.
Murdered in Mexico State: The Silent Epidemic of Women Killings in Mexico
Every official in Mexico who bears any responsibility for the scores of cases of missing or murdered women in the core of the country simply refuse to acknowledge the crisis of femicides in Edomex.
All Female Murders Must be Seen as Possible Femicides, Rules Mexico Supreme Court
The justices decided that all murders of women should be considered possible femicides, in a landmark ruling over the 2010 murder of 29-year-old Mariana Lima Buendia.
Word of Bodies in Canal Stirs Outrage Over Mexico's Mass Graves and Missing
A Mexican congressman claims 46 bodies have been pulled from the shallow canal in Ecatepec — a sprawling suburb of Mexico City.