Report Says War On Drugs Harms Women In Latin America

A report by Nobel Peace Prize winners Jody Williams and Rigoberta Menchu alleges that the “militarization” of anti-drug efforts in Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala, aided by the US, has actually led to more violence against women, some of whom have been killed when they were mistaken for drug traffickers. Says the report, “The war on drugs … has become a war on women.”

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