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Current reflections: Sexual violence in Mexico

In Mexico, 44 percent of women have been under some sort of sexual attack, from unwanted touching to rape. Due to the stigma attached to the victims, sexual assaults are under-reported crimes in Mexico. It is estimated that only 15-20 percent of sex crimes against women are reported. Of those, only five percent go to trial. Four women that survived sexual violence share their stories to contribute to stop the one-case-every-four-minutes recurring violence against women in Mexico.
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