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UN: Women 'Run for Their Lives' From Central American Violence

Thousands of women flee their homes in parts of Central America and Mexico each year to escape armed gangs and domestic violence and seek refuge in the United States, a flow that is becoming a refugee crisis, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday. The number of women, some with children, fleeing rampant gang violence in parts of Mexico and the Northern Triangle region of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala is rising, the UNHCR said in a report. More than 66,000 children traveled with...

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