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Report Mexico Part 4 - Social media challenges for Mexican womens' rights activists

By Alix Hardy

In Mexico, the scope of violence against women is particularly wide.

It goes from unsolicited cat-calling to socially accepted harassment to increasing levels of femicides.

In March 2019, hundreds of women took to social media to report the many abuses they have suffered under the #MeToo and off-shoot hashtags.

But the suicide of a 64 year-old rockstar after accusations were levelled against him made the issue more complex.

Alix Hardy followed the case in this final report in a four-part series on women in Mexico.

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