Panel on Juárez slayings may dissolve
El Paso Times
"The Mexican federal commission created by former Mexico President Vicente Fox in response to the sexual murders of women in Juárez may be on borrowed time. The administration of President Felipe Calderón is looking into discontinuing the so-called commission for the prevention and eradication of violence against women in Juárez, commission officials in Juárez said..." click link to read article by L. Gilot.
From the Amigos de las Mujeres de Juárez website" Since 1993, more than 450 women have been murdered in Ciudad Juárez, the sister city of El Paso, Texas. Of these deaths, Amnesty International states approximately 130 have been sexual-torture killings of young women, ages 12–19. Four-hundred and fifty more women are missing and the crimes have spread to Chihuahua City. The fear of violence is present for all of us. We must act collectively and join our efforts as one community in seeking justice and creating social change to stop the violence against women. Please contact us if you would like to collaborate or offer support to the families of the murdered women in Ciudad Juárez and Chihuahua City: firstname.lastname@example.org."