Carla and her forced motherhood in Nicaragua. The lack of help in the Dominican Republic for Dayelín, pregnant at the age ofcontinuar leyendo
Girls who went disappeared. Children growing up alone because their mothers are looking for siblings. Teenagers opening graves. To disappear and to search: two words that already have a different meaning in Mexico. Names of a deep, desolate, infinite pain. Names of silences. The Network for Children’s Rights in Mexico, REDIM, commissioned me to write
Carla and her forced motherhood in Nicaragua. The lack of help in the Dominican Republic for Dayelín, pregnant at the age of 12 after being raped. The suicide of Sandra, victim and sexual spoils of gangs in El Salvador. Some of the very painful stories of girls and adolescents in Latin America. I collaborated writing
Through four stories of survivors and family members of victims of grave human rights violations, we show the continuum of decades of violence in which the Mexican State has failed to guarantee the rights of victims. In a country with 94% impunity, it is the families and survivors who investigate and contribute to the right
It is well known that Mexico is one of the most dangerous countries in which to practice journalism, that more than one hundred journalists have been murdered or have disappeared in recent years. The names of a few of them and their cases ring out: Regina Martínez, Rubén Espinosa Becerril, Javier Valdez Cárdenas, Miroslava Breach.