Social activists in Guatemala march against ‘femicides’

07 Feb

Scores of women in Central American nation are brutally murdered for merely being female

The Central American nation of Guatemala has been one of the hardest hit  by a wave of “femicides” – murders committed against women for the sole  reason that they are female. Guatemala is second only to Mexico in terms of murders committed against women. Right-wing retired general Otto  Pérez Molina, recently elected to president has already formed a “task  force to combat femicide.”

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Posted by on February 7, 2012 in Crime


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