When you type on your  keyboard the word "Feminicide",

the red dashes of the spellchecker are displayed. A word that still sounds like a chimera, an unrecorded fact, a misdemeanor of society. And yet it is gangrene like an epidemic in many countries. An open wound that women all over the world have to deal with on a daily basis.

According to the UN, 10 women are killed every day in the country and more than 95% of the cases of violence recorded go unpunished. Fatima, Ingrid, Victoria... the list of victims is long and continues to make a lot of ink flow in the Mexican national press. And because after the fear comes the pain, it is then the anger that emerges and animates. Therefore, I have tried to illustrate these facts through different cases, such as: the search for young women who have disappeared from Veracruz, the search for the family of Gloria Sintia Gonzalez, murdered and exhumed in order to solve the miscarriages of justice in the state of Mexico, and the struggle of feminist activists in Mexico City. Through different plastic processes, the report focuses on the duality that exists between what remains of those who disappear and the force that is born from them. 



Following numerous errors during the investigation of the authorities, for the murder of Gloria Gonzalez in August 2016, marred by numerous negligence, errors and omissions, it is her sister Mayra Gonzalez who is seen in the obligation to to carry out an investigation by itself, in order to be able to do it justice.
The body was not fully returned by the authorities, on March 6, 2020 after several months of relentlessness, Mayra succeeded in having her sister's grave exhumed in order to be able to place the remains forgotten and found two years later.



The civil collective "Familias Desaparicidos Orizaba - Córdoba" in the state of Veracruz, daily beatings to find the bodies of the missing in the false illegal communes of the region. Faced with the indolence of the local authorities, the civilians themselves do not had other choice  to survey the false clandestine and compose with the government, in order to find the body of the missing Having received several death threats, the collective is accompanied by the federal police to ensure their safety during the research.

Aracely Salcedo, is the leader of this collective. She is the mother of the young Fernanda Ruby, 21 years old, who has been missing since September 7, 2012. 



Many girls took to the streets to express their frustration. And although the COVID-19 pandemic interrupted the street demonstrations for a few months, it did not stop them. Also in the past year, acts of rage, actions in memory of victims of femicide (939 cases in 2020 according to official figures) and demands against sexual violence in all its forms have taken place in Mexico City, Edomex, Chihuahua, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Puebla and Quintana Roo, to name a few entities.


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