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The Femicide Crisis in El Salvador

One woman in El Salvador is trying to say enough is enough when it comes to femicides, as the country has the worst rate in the world.

One woman in El Salvador is trying to say enough is enough when it comes to femicides, as the country has the worst rate in the world. Graciela Sagastume Lopez is the newly appointed special prosecutor against femicides and BBC 100 Women follows her in action trying to put a halt to the wave of murders that has made the country infamous. The film also hears from families of victims, international lawyers fighting for justice and reformed men trying to address male issues of identity and machismo - exploring why El Salvador consistently ranks number one in the world for women murdered by their intimate partner and what is being done about it.

30 minutes

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Participant Graciela Sagastume Lopez

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