A Silence to be Broken

Latin America and the Caribbean, Snapshots of Change

Lured to Mexico City by the promise of work, Juanita was just 14 when she found herself trapped into prostitution. By intercutting her story with interviews with government and NGO professionals discussing why the police are so ineffectual, this film explores the difficulties of eradicating the illegal, but highly lucrative sexual exploitation of young girls in Mexico.

Related links: Once TV, UNICEF in Mexico

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A Silence to be Broken
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