Unique among countries in the world, Mexico considers Femicide as a crime distinct from homicide. This is the crime of murdering a woman or girl on account of her gender. 

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, the documented numbers of Femicide in parts of Mexico have skyrocketed. This includes the outskirts of Mexico city known as The Periphery. 

Caroline Tracey, has reported on the increased frequency of femicide and actions that local groups are taking to fight back against this trend.

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