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The Silent Crisis

The Silent Crisis: 100,000 Minors Affected by Crime on Mexico Southern Border

On Mexico's southern border, a silent crisis is unfolding before our eyes. More than 100,000 minors are caught in the crossfire of organized crime, an alarming number that demands an immediate and forceful response.

The invisible victims

Boys and girls witness executions, kidnappings, extortions and other acts of violence that lacerate their present and future. Poverty, lack of opportunities and family disintegration make them easy targets for criminal groups that exploit, recruit and corrupt them.