Why women and girls of Central America are fleeing to the US

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A conversation on the shocking realities of the immigration experience of thousands of Central American girls and women.

This panel takes place at the 2016 Women in the World Summit in New York city and features:

America Ferrera , Actress, Producer and Founder, Take Fountain Productions

Lilia Aguilar, Former member of Mexican Congress; Founder, Moving Mexico Forward; Researcher in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Astrid Elias, Kidnapping Survivor

Moderated by Maria Hinojosa, Executive Producer and Host of NPR’s Latino USA and President of Futuro Media Group