Contains distressing content.
13 Jan 2020

Femicide in South America: the missing daughters of Mexico

Ten girls or women are killed every single day in Mexico. Almost no one is ever punished. The mothers left behind are fighting back and refuse to be silenced.

Mexico has suffered for years from extreme levels of violence as it struggles against organised crime and drug cartels. But there’s a hidden epidemic – in the past year violence against women has reached record levels. Of the ten girls or women killed – few are held to account for grotesque acts of femicide. Grieving parents – now publically challenging a culture which has let their daughters down – have spoken to Channel 4 News of their fight for justice.