Mexico’s largest state rocked by slayings of women

In this Aug. 25, 2017 photo, Muay Thai practitioners demonstrate self-defense moves to mostly female students at a nursing school in Nezahualcoyotl, Mexico state. The mounting crisis of femicides _ murders of women where the motive is directly related to gender _ prompted the federal government to issue a gender violence alert in 2015, the first for any Mexican state. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)


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