As femicide rates spike, mother of murdered beauty queen says ‘women aren’t worth anything’ in Honduras

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In 2014, 95 % of sexual violence and femicide cases were never investigated at all – and Maria Jose Alvarado’s mother says her daughter’s murder was only investigated because of her fame.  On November 13, 2014, 19-year-old María José Alvarado and her 23-year-old sister, Sofia Trinidad, disappeared after a party at the home of Trinidad’s […]