Humanising victims of Mexico's violence

Mexican communities look for creative ways to combat the violence ravaging their towns.

    Tens of thousands of people are killed, raped or murdered every year in Mexico.

    A growing number of communities are trying to make the public realise that the victims are people and not just statistics.

    Al Jazeera's Rachel Levin reports from Ecatapec, Mexico, where several community projects have been memorialising those killed in the violence, bringing awarness the sense of insecurity that has become a part of daily life for so many.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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