Femicide is not just an issue that exists in Juarez and Guatemala it also is an American Issue. The actions of America and Americans has an affect on these womens. For example most American fortune 500 companies factories are located in places like Juarez and around Mexico. These are know as maquiladoras and these are the places were much of this violence is taking place since women are the ones working there.
This image leads to a link discussing the lack of conviction of those who participate in the acts of femicide against women in Guatemala. With only 2% conviction rates, the article goes on to declare the lack of punishment is reasoned due to the "lack of definition" of femicide, regardless of constant debates and campaigns to address the issue over the years.