Six women killed daily as femicide in Mexico nears pandemic

Al Jazeera United Nations officials say Mexico ranks among the world’s 20 worst countries for violence against women. According to the National Citizen Femicide Observatory, a coalition of 43 groups that document the crime, six women are assassinated every day.

Yet only 24 percent of the 3,892 femicides the group identified in 2012 and 2013 were investigated by authorities. And only 1.6 percent led to sentencing.

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