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Violence against women 'pandemic' in Mexico

By Reuters | Fri, 7 Mar 2014 12:00 PM
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By Anahi Rama and Lizbeth Diaz

ECATEPEC, Mexico, March 7 (Reuters) - So many teenage girls turned up dead in a vacant field on the outskirts of Mexico City that people nicknamed it the "women's dumping ground."

They began showing up in 2006, usually left among piles of garbage. Some were victims of domestic violence, others of drug gangs that have seized control of entire neighborhoods in the gritty ...

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