8 films Found
El Salvador has one of the highest murder rates in the world. Whilst perpetual violence is driving thousands from the country, many maximum-security convicts are abandoning gang loyalties for the Bible.
In El Salvador, poverty and lack of opportunity fuel gang violence. YouthBuild are attempting to give young Salvadorans the skills and support they need to transform their lives and their country.
El Salvador has one of the highest murder rates on the planet, blighted by gang violence. In this report we follow one man's gruesome struggle to bring closure to the families of the victims.
Abortion law in El Salvador recognises no distinction between intentional abortion and unintentional miscarriage, applying jail sentences to both. SBS Dateline investigates the devastating consequences this has for women.
Footage of the capital city (circa 1970s). Propaganda concerning its tumultuous relations with the US.
American gangs have turned El Salvador into a battlefield, destroying lives and communities in their search for belonging.
A collection of news reports from the 1985 Salvadoran elections. Contains footage of rallies, marches, protests and voting.
Archbishop Óscar Romero’s assassination in 1980 precipitated El Salvador’s long and bloody civil war. The Catholic Church was left torn between the ruling right and the rebelling left.