Machismo culture at the heart of Mexican femicide epidemic

In Mexico, a growing number of women are being murdered in remote communities. The government hasn't been able to stop the killings due to a deeply rooted machismo culture. Alasdair Baverstock met with some of the families who've lost loved ones to the phenomenon.

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Alasdair Baverstock MA is an award-winning multimedia foreign correspondent based in Mexico City, with more than five years of experience covering Latin America. Originally from London, and with full NCTJ certification, he specialises in news and feature journalism for print, radio and television. His work has previously been used as set-texts in British A-Level examinations. He currently works as CGTN America's Mexico correspondent, and has formerly published work in TIME Magazine, Daily Mail, The Atlantic, Penthouse, Fox News, BBC, Daily Telegraph, TRT World, and others.


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