Mexico’s women turn federal building into shelter for gender violence victims

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    Women in Mexico have been facing higher levels of gender-based violence during the coronavirus pandemic. An average of 10 women is murdered every day. With shelters underfunded due to government cuts, a group of women have occupied the building of the National Commission of Human Rights in Mexico City, converting it into a shelter for gender-based violence victims and their children. Al Jazeera meets Erika Martinez, one of the women who has found refuge there. –

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