Mexico’s missing women: Families lead effort to find loved ones

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Mexico’s missing women: Families lead effort to find loved ones” – below is their description.

In Mexico, tens of thousands of women go missing every year, and most are never seen again.

With limited resources, the government is unable to investigate many cases.

And that has led families to go to great lengths, to find their loved ones.

Al Jazeera’s @Manuel Rapalo reports from Mexico City, on one mother’s struggle, to re-unite with her daughter.

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In This Story: Mexico

Mexico is a country in the southern portion of North America. It is the most populous Spanish-speaking nation. Mexico City is its capital city and largest metropolis.

Mexico became an independent nation state after the successful Mexican War of Independence against Spain in 1821.

Mexico is a developing country, but has the world’s 15th-largest economy by nominal GDP and the 11th-largest by PPP, with the United States being its largest economic partner. Since 2006, a conflict between the government and drug trafficking syndicates has led to over 120,000 deaths.

Mexico receives a significant number of tourists every year; in 2018, it was the 6th most-visited country in the world, with 39 million international arrivals.

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