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    Unhappy Tears of Yolanda: Undocumented, Unheard, Abused. Will She Find Justice in America?

    http://www.dallasnews.com/investigativereports/yolanda/
    Yolanda's Crossing
    A society where sexual violence against girls often goes unreported and unpunished


    Lara Solt/DMN

    About The Series
    In rural Mexico , Yolanda Méndez Torres lived in a society where sexual violence against girls often goes unreported and unpunished. In America , she joined legions of undocumented abuse victims who have little hope of finding justice. This narrative series chronicles Yolanda's crossing between the two worlds.

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    Timeline

    Chapter 1: 'God, why won't you kill him?'
    Options are limited for abuse victims
    Chapter 2: A girl in the desert
    Chapter 3: A shadow in America
    Chapter 4: Love or something
    Chapter 5: An unlikely angel
    Chapter 6: A slight voice rises
    Chapter 7: American dreams
    Where are they now?
    Opinion:
    Hernández: Too many have stories like Yolanda's
    Editorial: Each of us can help save a Yolanda
    Letters: Mixed reviews for Yolanda's tale
    Links:
    UN Secretary-General's Study on Violence against Children
    Latin America page
    Resources for abuse victims
    Last edited by TXCharlie; 04-10-07 at 02:04 AM.

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