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Femicide in Ciudad Juárez is enabled by the regulation of gender, justice, and production in Mexico

Author: Maria E. Lopez

In: London School of Economics and Political Science Blog, 2018

Sheds light on the causes of femicide in Ciudad Juarez, a city in Mexico with the highest rate of femicides. It highlights nonviolent initiatives led by feminist groups and emphasises that the pandemic of femicide in Ciudad Juárez should be placed in a national context of uncontrolled violence from organised crime, impunity, institutional corruption, and a patriarchal mentality. 

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