GLOBAL VOICES Senorita Extraviada on PBS World

GLOBAL VOICES Senorita Extraviada on PBS World

Sun, 03/07/2010 - 10:00pm
Mar’a, a victim and survivor, in Lotes Bravos, where hundreds of women’s bodies have been found.

Credit: Celeste Carrasco

Since 1993, more than 270 young women have been raped and murdered in Juarez, Mexico.

Authorities ignore pleas for justice from the victims' families and the crimes go unpunished. Most disturbing, evidence of government complicity remains uninvestigated as the killings continue to this day. This documentary is look at a heinous crime wave amid the corruption of one of the world's biggest border towns. GLOBAL VOICES Senorita Extraviada airs Sunday, March 7 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on PBS World (Cable 524/DT 21.2).

Throughout March, WXXI-TV and Radio is proud to offer special programming in honor of National Women’s History Month. These programs highlight the historical contributions women have made as well as the ongoing situations of women around the globe.