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El Salvador: A dangerous place to be a woman

El Salvador is a country long blighted by violence, and the abuse of women is a particular problem, with the highest murder rate of women in the world.

But now women are starting to speak out about their treatment in the hope that tackling the issue of violence against women will become a priority for the country's authorities.

BBC Mundo's Ignacio de los Reyes reports.

  • 15 Jan 2013