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tv   100 Women  BBC News  November 30, 2018 9:30pm-10:01pm GMT

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this is bbc news. our main headlines. world leaders are and what is there a 36 20 summit irony marked by tensions and disagreements. many of them caused by president trump's stance on climate change. it's feared the summit may not agree on a final communication. donald trump has confirmed he has cancelled a meeting with vladimir putin on the sidelines in argentina with the situation in ukraine. meanwhile the ukrainian president said it's banning russian men aged 16 to 60 from entering the country to prevent private armies from forming. tensions have been escalating since the weekend. and there's been a powerful earthquake in alaska. it shattered windows come at total groceries and knocked out power to many residents. that's it for me. at ten o'clock
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clive will be here with a full round up. as part of our 100 women series we travelled to el salvador the country is the worst in the world for the killing of women and girls on account of their gender. we'll explore why femicide is such a big problem there and what is being done about it. i have to warn you this programme contains language and images that you may find disturbing. el salvador is considered one of the worlds most violent countries. as one of the highest homicide rates outside of a war zone. after decades of civil war in the 80s and 90s el salvador has been left dominated by gang warfare, extortion rackets and extreme poverty. el salvador has the highest rate of femicide and latin america. and the third highest in the world. every 18
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hours one woman here is killed. every three hours one woman is sexually assaulted. he came up to me with a knife and said i'm going to kill you, i'm good to kill you your horror. if you hate crime where a woman 01’ horror. if you hate crime where a woman orgirl is horror. if you hate crime where a woman or girl is murdered because they are female. iam in el i am in el salvador to understand why the violence against women here is so extreme. 0n on april 1a this yearjournalist carlo was found murdered. her death was highly publicised and margate tipping point in el salvador. at the time it was the 150th homicide.
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unlike most homicides in el salvador which are usually gang—related femicide are often perpetrated by a partner, husband or family femicide are often perpetrated by a partner, husband orfamily member. soon after her death the president declared a national crisis due to the high number of femicides and extreme violence against women. karla's body was found in the same day she went missing. it was on the side of the road in a rural area two hours northwest of san salvador. this detective was the first to arrive on the scene. when her body was found the prosecutor was contacted immediately to work on the case. and that specialises in homicides in el
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salvador and works in gender courts for cases specific to women. she gave us for cases specific to women. she gave us an for cases specific to women. she gave us an exclusive interview. the prosecutor starting looking at indicators of coercive control in karla and mario's relationship. april 26 with overwhelming evidence prosecutors pressed charges against mario for aggravated femicide. when he was arrested he was in the middle of giving a tv interview about his missing wife to american channel. detectives gathered footage from 19 cctv cameras of mario's car on the same highway where the body had been found in the day she went missing. the mobile phones were tried together and her phone was abandoned in that same stretch of highway. in order to understand el salvador today we need to look to its recent past. less than 30 years ago el salvador was ravaged by one of the
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worst civil wars in modern history. 75,000 people died, many disappeared and women were brutally raped and murdered. the us backed military did most of the killing here and to this day there has never been a conviction for the war crimes perpetrated in this country. what's left is a country that is ruled by gangs and violence. el salvador‘s national hospital is often the first point of call for domestic violence cases. the doctors here on the front line and they see the scale of brutality daily. doctor mendes treats many patients who live in vulnerable situations. today she going to visit one of her patients who lives in a game to run area and cannot come to see her and the hospital. to protect or we have hidden her
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identity. as soon as we met she told us identity. as soon as we met she told us about a fight she had had with her current partner. translation: as he had a lot to drink he hit his head one day and he grabbed me by the neck. he pulled my hairand grabbed me by the neck. he pulled my hair and shouted at me. when he hit mei hair and shouted at me. when he hit me i wanted to escape but he looked me i wanted to escape but he looked me in the house. he took my phone away and broke it. i don't have a phone now because he broke in. because he says that if he goes to jail one day because of me i will be killed or my son will be killed. he
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is my first child, i don't know. he has threatened my family. the hospital was the place i trusted. what i was at the hospital we heard ofa what i was at the hospital we heard of a young 17—year—old girl who had just been brought in. she had been attacked by her partner with a machete. he had cut off her hands and the top of her head. her mother had also been critically injured as she stepped in to protect her daughter. i spoke to doctor fuente isa daughter. i spoke to doctor fuente
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is a psychologist who has treated her since the attack. in this country where violence is pa rt in this country where violence is part of the fabric of everyday life only 6% of women who have been sexually abused or physically assaulted actually file a report to police. at only 7% resulted in a conviction. impunity thrives here as ursula comes to sexual assault cases. prior to karla's das these women
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we re prior to karla's das these women were also victims of femicides this year. their cases are still unresolved with no conviction. karla's death was different with mounting pressure prosecutor detectives worked hard on the case together evidence that pointed the finger at her partner who is still awaiting trial. the fact that arrest was made in her case so quickly was exceptional and certainly not the norm. when mario was arrested he was brought to last around the prison. mario is awaiting trial here on
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charges of aggravated femicide for allegedly killing his partner karla. he denies he is responsible for her death and his cates will be heard in january. mario's account of what happened was confusing to follow. despite declaring himself innocent he said he thinks he will be there for the rest of his life as he says he is being prosecuted in order to secure a quick conviction for karla's killing. in may this year after karla's —— the president of el
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salvador announced a new strategy to prevent violence against women. part of that strategy is to encourage more women to train its police officers to response to domestic abuse cases. i joined officers to response to domestic abuse cases. ijoined monica who was working the patrol. the tragedy of karla's death marked a moment of truth in el salvador. since the death and new unit tackles violence against women and an ipod mac been appointed chief prosecutor on all mac were two cases. in september the un announced a 50 million euros contribution to it and him femicide and not in america. within ten days in el salvadorfive women were violently killed. that's in to the 320 other femicides this
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year. for at the grieving relatives her death is still very recent. they're waiting for the trial of mario with the hope thatjustice will be served. hello. the 1st of december marks the first day of meteorological winter but the weather is looking a little bit more autumnal. it will be relatively mild across the south of the uk and we have spells of wind and rain on the way and this is the next weather system that will upset the weather for time next weather system that will upset the weatherfor time on next weather system that will upset the weather for time on saturday across the southern half of the uk
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and will be wind and rain pushing through but once that is through the weather will improve a little bit. this is what it looks like the early hours saturday we have the wind and rain across the southern half of the and for times that will be quite heavy and finn in the afternoon will start to see in some areas at least clearing up any of the load of sunshine but still ranked leftover across yorkshire and all the while in scotland and northern ireland the weather will be brighter but colder. then as we head through saturday night into sunday the next weather system night into sunday the next weather syste m co m es night into sunday the next weather system comes off the atlantic bringing some rain and wind began to the southern half of the uk and initially and then asked if the course of the day we will see rain spreading into northern parts of the country and suffice to say that weekend is looking very changeable and unsettled in effect with these weather systems so close to each other one moving off the scene there more coming in off the atlantic and then we get these breaks in the cloud that are very difficult to get the timing right. but there will be
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some bright weather and hopefully sunny weather at times. 15 degrees to be the temperature in the south. next week you're watching the forecast in the last couple of days we have been forecasting a very changeable week ahead next week. wind and rain on the way as the succession of low—pressure system sweep across the country and they will be forming to the west in our neighbourhood developing as the moving right over us. here's another one across scotland on monday even wintry weather there across the hills and winds blowing from the north but here the winds are blowing more from the west or the southwest and much more mild weather conditions and again pits of rain moving through and so 13 in london but only around 7 degrees and that wind across scotland so what bit of contrast there. but of a break on tuesday before this next low comes in and this break in a weather system you can see here it means that on to state particularly eastern has northern areas are in for some fine weather and could be sunny skies but very quickly another
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weather front will be moving off the atla ntic weather front will be moving off the atlantic bringing milder and windier conditions. the real push through the country during the course of the middle parts of the week and low— pressure middle parts of the week and low—pressure stuck right across the country with a lot of cloud and wind and rain once again. the southern portion of the country will always bea portion of the country will always be a little bit more mild whereas only for degrees in northern parts of scotland. guess what? 0ne only for degrees in northern parts of scotland. guess what? one out moves out of the way and yet another one move then. lost count how many are coming through so next week looking very autumnal and even though we are technically in meteorological winter there's just a hint that the northerly jet stream letter next week may suggest that colder air starts from the north pushing some of that milder air to the south that's a long way off into the south that's a long way off into the oddest is not an awful lot of certainty and the overall message is that for quite sometime now we're going to see changeable weather conditions and then maybe towards the end of next week into next
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weekend the weather will settle down just for a short while. tonight at ten: theresa may holds talks with the crown prince of saudi arabia, who's accused of ordering the murder of a prominentjournalist. she told him those responsible for the killing "must be held to account", and there had to be "full transparency" in the investigation. they met at the g20 summit of world leaders in argentina, where the crown prince had no discussions with donald trump... but received a high—five from russia's vladimir putin. meanwhile, mrs may called once again on mps back home to vote in favour of her brexit plans on december 11th "in the national interest." this is the deal that's on the table, this is the deal. it's a good dealfor the uk. it delivers on the vote of the referendum, but it protects people's jobs and security. we'll be live in buenos aires with the very latest. also on the programme... more misery for millions of rail passengers.
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