Horrific murders of Mexican women in region that includes Cancun and Playa del Carmen has community demanding justice
The event took place in the city of Lima and all the organizations formed came from the coast, mountains, and jungle of Peru. A number of 50 grassroots women leaders shared their work experiences and explained about the problems they have in their communities.
On the 21st May 2015, Dr. Antonio Muñoz began a hunger strike demanding better conditions and security for interns, and to stop exploitation in the Public Health Sector... He emphasised how some women interns received bullets in the health centre.
Brazil, where a woman is killed every two hours, is imposing tougher punishments on those who murder women and girls, as part of a government bid to stem a rise in gender killings.
Nov 2013: In Guatemala many femicide victims show signs of torture, rape and mutilation. Many are shot dead in the street or in their homes with a firearm.