Friday, October 28, 2011

The Rise of Femicide and Women in Drug Trafficking

[1] Azaola, Elena, Campbell, Howard, Carey, Elaine, Correa-Cabrera, Guadalupe. (August 25, 2011) “What Roles Are Women Playing in Mexico’s Drug War?”, Inter-American Dialogue.  (Originally published in the Dialogue’s daily Latin America Advisor), Accessed October 2011,
[3] Acosta, Nick, March 29, 2011, “UN Math on Human Smuggling Not Sound” Insitecrime, Accessed Ocotober 2011,
[4]Abadinsky, Howard, Organized crime (7th ed.). Belmont, CA: Thomson/Wadsworth Learning, 2003 pg 177

[5] McShane, Larry, February 24, 2010, “Lingerie model Angie Valencia running global cocaine ring -- using fellow catwalkers as mules: cops” New York Daily News, Accessed October 2011,

[6] Campbell, Howard, “Female Drug Smugglers on the U.S.- Mexico Border: Gender, Crime, and Empowerment” (2008)  Anthropological Quarterly Winter 2008 issue, Accessed October 2011,
[7] WOLA Staff, Dec 8 2010, “New Study Reveals Alarming Pattern in Imprisonment for Drug Crimes in Latin America”, Accessed October 2011, 
[8] Forsythe, Clare, September 5, 2011 “Women Targeted by Mexico Drug Violence”, In Sight Crime, Accessed October 2011,
[9] United Nations, New York, 2008 “Human Trafficking: An Overview” Accessed October 2011Pg.7.

[10] Tuckman, Jo; Carroll, Roy, December 9th, 2010 “Mexico's drugs cartels increasingly recruiting women, study finds”, The Guardian, Accessed October 2011,

[11] Campbell.
[12]Wilkinson, Tracey, November 10, 2009, “Women Play a Bigger Role in Mexico’s Drug War”, Los Angeles Times, Accessed October 2011, 
[13]Cave, Damien, August 13, 2011 “Mexico’s Drug War Feminized” New York Times, Accessed October 2011,
[14] WOLA Staff. 
[15] Ibid.
[17] Stone, Hannah, May 23 2011, “El Salvador Sees Epidemic of Violence Against Women”, In Site Crime, Accessed October 2011, 
[18]Toledo, Pastili August 14, 2011 “The Drug War Femicides”, Accessed October 2011,  

[19]Staff, April 7, 2011, “Honduras, Segundo Lugar en Femicidios de CA”, El Heraldo, Accessed October 2011,

[21]Brownsville Herald Staff , June 11, 2011,  “Female Assassins a Growing Part of Drug Cartels”, Brownsville Herald, Accessed October 2011,

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